# X:y=2:3and 2:x=1:2 then the value of y = ?

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2015-12-23T17:55:41+05:30

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X/y = 2/3
⇒y =3x/2
also, 2/x =1/2
⇒x = 4
putting this value in above equation,
y= (3×4)/2 = 6
so, x= 4 and y =6
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In the ratio x:y = 2:3
⇒2y = 3x
∴ y =3x/2  ----------(1)
In ratio  2:x= 1:2
x= 2×2
∴x = 4
Substituting x= 4 in (1)
⇒ y = 3x/2
⇒ y = 3(4)/2
⇒ y = 12/2
∴ y= 6