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    Do solve and explain this mathematical problem for me?

    the sum of two number is 40 and difference is 4 what is the ratio between the numbers
    thank you




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    upendrarx
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    Re: Do solve and explain this mathematical problem for me?

    sum of two numbers a+b = 40,
    difference a-b =4. so add the two equations. the b term will be cancelled.
    2a = 44,
    a = 22 and substitute a value in any eq to get b value.
    b = 18.
    ratio is a/b=22/18=11/9




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