# TWO NUMBERS ARE IN THE RATIO 3:5.IF 8 IS ADDED TO EACH NUMBER , THE RATIO BECOMES 2:3. FIND THE 2 NUMBERS.

__3x+8__=

__2__

5x+8 3

3(3x+8) = 2(5x+8)

9x+24 = 10x+16

x = 8

The 2 numbers are 24 and 40

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5x+8 3

3(3x+8) = 2(5x+8)

9x+24 = 10x+16

x = 8

The 2 numbers are 24 and 40

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