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Two numbers are in the ratio8: 3. If the sum of the numbers is 143, find the nunmber.​

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Given two numbers are in the ratio 8:3

so let the number be 8x and 3x 

According to the question we can write as 8x+3x=143

Which implies 11x=143

Again by transpoing x=143/11

Therfore x=13

So the number are 8x=8(13)=104 and 3x=3(3)=39

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