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two numbers are in the ratio of 7:9.the larger number is 54.find the smaller number.

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  1. since 54 = 9*6,

    7:9 = 7*6:9*6 = 42:54

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  2. S = smaller number.

    L = larger number = 54

    S / L = 7 / 9

    S / 54 = 7 / 9

    Cross multiply:

    9 βˆ™ S = 54 βˆ™ 7

    9 S = 378

    Divide both sides by 9

    S = 378 / 9

    S = 42

    Proof:

    42 / 54 = 6 βˆ™ 7 / 6 βˆ™9 = 7 / 9

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  3. Nice one

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  8. Nicee work
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