# If x:y=3:5 and x-y =-2, then the value of x + y is :

**Answer: (3) 8 **

**Explanation:-**

X: Y = 3: 5

Then, the value of X = 3 & Y = 5.

X – Y = – 2

Put the value of X = 3 & Y = 5

3 – 5 = – 2

– 2 = – 2

Then, the value of X + Y = 3 + 5

= 8

Hence, the correct answer is option (3) 8.