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## Question

When 2/5 of the first number is added to the second number, the second number increases by 1/4 of its value . What is the ratio between the first and the second number?

a) 8:5

**b) 5:8**

c) 3:7

d) 7:3

## Solution

Let first number is 'f' & second number is 's' then , s + 2/5 f = s + 1/4 s 2/5 f = 1/4 s f/s = 5/8Ans = 5:8