Originally Posted by
illeatyourxface The ratio of two numbers in 5/4 and the first number is 7 more than the second number. to determine each of these numbers let x be the first number.
a)since the first number is 7 more than the second number and since the first number is x, what is the second number?
b)write a formula for the fraction (ratio) consisting the first number divided by the second number.
c) write an equation that says that this fraction (ratio) is 5/4.
d) solve the equaton
e) what are the two numbers