Two numbers are in the ratio of 3:4. If 9 is subtracted from their sum, the result is 40. What is the greater number? F. 35

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Two numbers are in the ratio of 3:4. If 9 is subtracted from their sum, the result is 40. What is the greater number?

F. 35
G.21
H.28
J.49

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Samantha 1 month 2021-09-07T22:10:04+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-07T22:12:02+00:00

    Answer:

    H.28

    Step-by-step explanation:

    x : y = 3 : 4

    => 4x=3y   => x=3y/4 —–(1)

    (x+y)-9=40

    =>x+y=49

    using (1)

    3y/4 +y= 49

    y=28

    substituting y in (1)

    x=21

    hence 28 is greater.

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