the of ratio of 2 numbers is 5:11, the resulting ratio is 5:8, find the smaller of 2 numbers.
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I don't get your question...how do you obtain "the resulting ratio?"
Originally Posted by richard1234 I don't get your question...how do you obtain "the resulting ratio?" the of ratio of 2 numbers is 5:11,if 10 is added to both the resulting ratio is 5:8, find the smaller of 2 numbers. im sorry i omitted the if 10 is added to both sir thanks
$\displaystyle \frac{x}{y} = \frac{5}{11}$ $\displaystyle \frac{x+10}{y+10} = \frac{5}{8}$ same drill ... solve the system.
thanks sir skeeter
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