# Two numbers are in the ratio 5:6 .if 8 is subtracted from each of the numbers, the ratio becomes 4:5. find the numbers

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X/y=5/6.
x-6/y-6=4/5
5x-30=4y-24
5x-4y=6
5(5y/6)-24y=36. Since x/y =5/6
25y-24y=36
Y=36
X=30

5x/6x

IF 8 IS SUBSTEACTED--

5x-8/6x-8=4/5

(5x-8)5=4(6x-8)

25x-40=24x-32

25x-24x=40-32

x=8

numbers are --5×8=40

6×8=48

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