6th Class Mathematics Ratio and Proportion Question Bank Ratio and Proportion

  • question_answer Two numbers are in the ratio 5 :7. If their sum is 252, find the larger number.

    A) 85                         

    B) 119

    C) 105                       

    D) 147  

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Given ratio of numbers = 5 : 7 Let the numbers be \[5x\] and \[1x\] \[\Rightarrow \]5x + 1x = 252 (Given) \[\Rightarrow x=\frac{252}{12}=21\] \[\therefore \] Larger number \[=1x=7\text{ }\times \text{ }21=147\]


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