## What number needs to be added to 5 and 3 so that the ratio of the first number to the second becomes 3:2?

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What number needs to be added to 5 and 3 so that the ratio of the first number to the second becomes 3:2?

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1 week 2022-01-08T07:06:10+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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Step-by-step explanation:

x + 3 : x + 8 : : 2 : 3

(x + 3) \times 3 = (x + 8) \times 2 \\ 3x + 9 = 2x + 16 \\ 3x – 2x = 16 – 9 \\ x = 7 \\ x + 3 = 7 + 3 = 10 \\ x + 8 = 7 + 8 = 15 \\

10 : 15

2 : 3