# Two numbers are 10% and 15% less than a third number

Two numbers are 10% and 15% less than a third number. Find the ratio of the two numbers

A. 9 : 16

B. 9 : 14

C. 13 : 16

D. 18 : 17

**Answer: (D) 18: 17 **

**Solution:-**

Let the third number be 100.

Two numbers are 10% and 15% less than a third number.

Then, the two number are 100 – 10 = 90 & 100 – 15 = 85

So, the ration of two numbers = 90/85 = 19/18

= 19: 18

Hence, the correct answer is option (D) 18: 17.