• # question_answer Two numbers are in the ratio 5 :7. If their sum is 252, find the larger number. A) 85                         B) 119C) 105                       D) 147

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 $=1x=7\text{ }\times \text{ }21=147$