# The sum of two positive integers is52.If we divide smaller number by greater number we get 3/4. Find the number.

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by Tirkey

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Let us say the numbers are x and y where x is the smaller of the two.

x+y=52,

x/y=3/4,

so,

4x=3y, x=3y/4

Substituting, we get- 3y/4+y=52. This can be written as: 3y/4+4y/4=52.

Hence, 7y/4=52, in which case, 7y=208. dividing, we get y=29.7. Therefore x=3*29.7/4 .

Ans:- x= 22.2

y=29.7