# mathematics

the sum of two numbers is 31. 2/3 of one of the numbers added is equal to 5/8 of the other.find the two numbers

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1. (2/3)x = (5/8)(31-x)

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2. The sum of two numbers is 31.2/3 of one of the numbers is equal to 5/8 .find the two numbers

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3. n + m = 31
2n/3 ÷ 5m/8
3/2× 5/8 = 15m/16n
15m +16n= 31

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4. Thanks so much i got it

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5. Irrational is the correct answer

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6. ⅔x*⅝y=31
Cross multiply
15x+16y=31

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7. thanks a lot.

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8. 2/3g*5/8h=18*15=31=18g,15h.

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