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Q: Two numbers are in the ratio of 2 to 3. If the smaller number is 18, the larger number is?
A: SOLUTION: Let x= smaller number 2:3=18:x 2(x)=3(18) 2x=54 x=54/2 x=27 The larger number is 27.
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SOLUTION:
Let x= smaller number
2:3=18:x
2(x)=3(18)
2x=54
x=54/2
x=27

The larger number is 27.
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