Posted by **shahida** on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 9:30am.

the product of two positive numbers is 9 18/25 and one of them is three times the other. find the numbers.

- math -
**Henry**, Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 1:34pm
X = 1st. number, 3X = 2Nd number.

3X*X = 9 18/25

3X^2 = 9 18/25 = 243/25

X^2 = 243/75 = 81/25

X = sqrt(81/25) = 9/5 = 1 4/5 = 1st number

3X = 3 * 9/5 = 27/5 = 5 2/5 = 2Nd

number.

- math -
**Imran Ali**, Friday, May 1, 2015 at 12:14am
Data:

let x and y are two possative numbers

xy = 9 18/25 = 243/25

x = 3y

calculate

x = ?

y = ?

Solution

xy = 243/25

3y.y = 243/25

3y2 = 243/25

divide 3 to both side

y2 = 81/25

square root to both side

y = 9/5

for x

x = 3y

x = 3.9/5

x = 27/5

hence two positive number are 9/5 and 27/5

- math -
**rameen **, Monday, July 25, 2016 at 11:59am
1 4/5, 5 2/5

- math -
**sara**, Monday, July 25, 2016 at 12:00pm
1 4/5, 5 2/5

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Question: 1 The product of two positive numbers is 15876 and the large ...
- math-word problems with quadratics - I have 5 questions... 1) The sum of two ...
- Algebra I - The sum of two numbers is 15. Three times one of the numbers is 11 ...
- Algebra - One number is three times the another number. If both numbers are ...
- Calculus - The product of 2 positive numbers is 48. find the value of the ...
- Reiny! Reiny! Reiny! Answer Check and HW Help! - Translate to a system of ...
- math - The sum of two positive numbers is 90. Find a function that models their ...
- mathematics-Algebra - I think of two whole numbers;the product of the average of...
- pre-calculus - THe sume of 2 positive numbers is 20. Find the two numbers such ...
- math - The sum of two numbers is 25. Twelve less than four times one of the ...

More Related Questions