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Three numbers are in the ratio of 3:5:7. If the largest number is multiplied by 3, the result is 26 more than the sum of the first and second numbers. Find the numbers.

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    let the numbers are 3x,5x,7x
    given: largest no. is multiplied by 3
    that is 7x * 3. And the result of this multiplication = 26+3x+5x.

    so the equation is :-
    7x * 3 = 26+3x+5x
    =>21x=8x+26
    =>13x=26
    =>x=2
    so, the given numbers are 6,10,14

    now you can verify:-
    14*3=26+6+10

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    tow number are in the ratio 3:7 and sum of the number is 810. find the largest number

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