math

posted by .

the product of two numbers is 50. when you divide the larger number by the smaller number you get 2. what are the two numbers?

• math -

Set it up as two equations

AxB=50 ........(1)

and

A/B=2..........(2)

or A=2B

substitute (2) in (1)

2B^2=50

solve for B

then A=2B

Similar Questions

1. Math

Can someone please help me write this statement out in formula form. There should be two formulas. Question.... Three times the larger of two numbers is equal to four times the smaller. The sum of the numbers is 21. Find the numbers. …
2. Math

Suppose you have two numbers. The difference of the two numbers is 12. The product of the two numbers is 17. Multiply the larger of the two numbers by 100, add 50 times the smaller number to that, round the total to the nearest whole …
3. Algebra

One number is 6 more than another. If the sum of the smaller number and 3 times the larger number is 34, find the Two numbers. I have errored somewhere please assist 3x+x=6=34 4x+4x=2x=7 I need two find both numbers Your equation does …
4. math

The product of two numbers is 50. If you divide the larger number by the smaller number you get 2. What are the numbers?
5. math

The product of two number is 50. If you divide the larger number by the smaller number you get 2. What are the two numbers?
6. math

The product of two numbers is 60. If you divide the larger number by the smaller number you get 15. What are the two numbers?
7. math

The product of two numbers is 50. If you divide the larger number by the smaller number you get 2. What are the numbers?
8. Math(Algebra)

How would you set this problem up and work it: The difference between two numbers is 16. Three times the larger number is seven times the smaller. What are the numbers?
9. Maths

The product of two natural numbers is 18. If one is added to four times the smaller number this is equal to the larger number. Find both numbers
10. Math

The larger of two numbers is 1 less than 3 times the smaller number. If twice the smaller number is increased by the larger number, the result is 18 more than the larger number.Find both numbers

More Similar Questions