# math

Two numbers are in the ratio 7:9. The smaller number is 42 , what is the larger number?

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1. 42 = 7*6
so,
7:9 = 7*6 : 9*6 = 42:54

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2. 7/9 = 42/n.
7n = 378,
n = 54.

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3. Or just 42 *(9/7)

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