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Q1. | Two numbers are in the ratio 3 : 5. If 9 is subtracted from each, the new numbers are in the ratio 12 : 23. The smaller number is : |

A. | 27 [Wrong Answer] |

B. | 33 [Wrong Answer] |

C. | 49 [Correct Answer] |

D. | 55 [Wrong Answer] |

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Explanation:-
Answer : CDiscuss it below :Let the numbers be 3x and 5x. Then,^{3x - 9}_{ = } ^{12}^{5x - 9} ^{23}
= 23(3x - 9) = 12(5x -9) = 9x = 99 <=> x = 11. so The smaller number = (3 x 11) = 33. !! OOPS Login [Click here] is required to post your answer/resultHelp other students, write article, leave your comments |

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