What is the Ratio of First Number to the Second Number? If

If 40% of a number is equal to two-third of another number, what is the ratio of first number to the second number?

  1. 2:5
  2. 3:7
  3. 5:3
  4. 7:3
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 13th June 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (3) 5: 3.
Explanation:-

Let be the number is X and another number is Y.
According to the question,
X x 40/100 = Y x 2/3
2X/5 = 2Y/3
X/5 = Y/3
X/Y = 5/3
The ratio of the first number and second number is 5: 3

Hence, the answer is (3) 5: 3

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 13th June 2015.
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