Posted by **Camile** on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 3:44pm.

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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**julian**, Monday, March 30, 2015 at 4:39pm
16:10:24

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**Ashutosh**, Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:14pm
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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