# 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?

- 2:5
- 3:7
- 5:3
- 7:3

**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