# Math

The sum of two numbers is 80. The ratio of those two numbers is 3:5 . Find the larger number.

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1. the numbers are 3x and 5x.

so, add them up, solve for x, and ...

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2. is it 8x

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3. Can you help ms.sue with this one.

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4. well, yes. The next step is to use their sum to actually find x's value:

8x=80
x=10

Now, you can get the two numbers, once you know x.

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