# Two numbers are in a ratio 5:8 if the sum of the numbers is 182 find the numbers

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2014-09-13T21:23:56+05:30

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Let the numbers be 5 x and 8 x. Their sum Is 182. 5x+8x = 182. 13x = 182 which implies x = 182/13 = 14 and hence 5(14) = 70 and 8(14) = 112 . The numbers are 70 and 112.
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2014-09-13T21:24:01+05:30

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GIVEN NOS ARE IN RATIO 5:8
AND SUM IS 182
SO 5x+8x=182
13x=182
x=182/13
x=14

first no=5×14=70
second no=8×14=112
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