# The sum of three numbers is 136.if the ratio between first and second be 2:3 and that between second and third is 5:3,then the second number is?

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TO FIND ;-

SOL ;-

And the ratio between all the three number is -

Now we can find the second number-

x : y = 2 : 3 = 5(2:3) =10 : 15

y : z = 5 : 3 = 3(5 : 3) = 15 : 9

So, x : y : z = 10 : 15 : 9

Sum of the numbers = 136

Second number, y = 15/34 × 136

= 15 × 4

= 60