Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 9th Standard
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If the Product of Two Numbers is 360 and Their Ratio is 10 : 9, Then Find the Numbers. - Algebra

Sum

If the product of two numbers is 360 and their ratio is 10 : 9, then find the numbers.

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Solution

Let the two numbers be 10x and 9x.
Product of the two numbers = 360
∴ 10x × 9x = 360
⇒ 90x2 = 360
⇒ x2 = 4
⇒ x = 2
∴ One number = 10x = 10 × 2 = 20
Other number = 9x = 9 × 2 = 18
Thus, the two numbers are 18 and 20.

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Balbharati Mathematics 1 Algebra 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 4 Ratio and Proportion
Practice Set 4.2 | Q 4.5 | Page 63
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