# The average of two numbers is 62. If 2 is added to the smallest number, the ratio between the numbers becomes 1:2. The difference of the number is?

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eq. 1) x+y/2=62 so, x+y = 124

& eq. 2) x/y+2 = 1/2 so, by cross multiplication 2x=y+2 (eq. 3)

by eq3. x = y+2/2

by putting this value of x in eq. 1, we get

y+2/2 + y= 124

y+2+2y/2 = 124

y+2+2y = 248

3y = 248-2= 246

therefore, y = 246/3 = 82

and x= 124- 82= 42

& x-y = 82-42=40

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