Mathematics
using the sum of 55. what is the larger and smaller number

Question Description

using the sum of 55. one number is 4 times as larger as the other.

1. what is the larger number

2. what is the smaller number

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Final Answer

Let the number be x . Then the other number is 4x

x+4x=55

5x=55

x=11

numbers are 11 and 44

Larger number 44

smaller number 11

madhavant (2757)
University of Maryland

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