Let one of the numbers be then the other is .Originally Posted bylaser2302

Then we are told that:

which you can now solve for .

x=15

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- May 30th 2006, 10:09 AM #1

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## Help!

Hi guys! I have one math problem, I cannot solve. Please help me out. Here's the question:

**"How can the number 39 be divided into two parts in order that the sum of 2/3 of one part and 3/4 of the other part is 28?"**

I think you need to make some equation to solve this problem, but I cannot make a proper equation, please help me out.

- May 30th 2006, 10:41 AM #2

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