maths plse help me..
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Two numbers are in the ratio 4:7.If thrice the larger is added to twice the smaller ,we get 87.Find the numbers

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x/y = 4/7 : 4y= 7x
let x be larger than y
3x + 2y = 87
Substitute the value of x in the equation above and solve for y 
simple way ...
let the two numbers be 4x and 7x
3(7x) + 2(4x) = 87
29x=87
x = 3
numbers are 12 and 21 
When the grater of the two numbers increased by 1 divides the sum of the numbers the result is 3/2 .when the difference of these numbers is divide by the smaller ,the result is1/2 .find the numbers
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