• # question_answer Ramesh earns Rs. 28000 per month. His wife Rama earns Rs. 36000 per month. Find the ratio of (a) Ramesh's earnings to their total earnings. (b) Rama's earnings to their total earnings

 Given, Ramesh earns per month = Rs. 28000 and Rama earns per month = Rs. 36000 $\therefore$ Total earnings = (Ramesh earns per month + Rama earns per month) $=Rs.\text{ (}28000+36000)=Rs.\text{ }64000$ (a) Ratio of Ramesh?s earnings to their total earnings = Ramesh?s earnings : Total earnings $=28000:64000$ $=28:64$ [dividing by 1000 in both ratios] $=7:16$[dividing by 4 in both ratios] Hence, the ratio of Ramesh?s earnings to total earnings is $7:16$. (b) Rama?s earning?s to their total earnings = Rama?s earnings : Total earnings $=36000:64000$ $=36:64$[dividing by 1000 in both ratios] $=9:16$[dividing by 4 in both ratios] Hence, the ratio of Rams?s earnings to their total earnings is $9:16$.