The sum of three numbers which are in tne ratio 2:5:7 is 28 Then the smallest number is —

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The sum of three numbers which are in tne ratio 2:5:7 is 28
Then the smallest number is —

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Gerda 5 months 2021-08-25T07:45:49+00:00 2 Answers 1 views 0

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    2021-08-25T07:47:04+00:00

    the smallest number would be 4

    the three numbers would be 4, 10, and 14, which would have a sum of 28

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    2021-08-25T07:47:35+00:00

    Answer:

    4

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let the numbers be 2x,5x and 7x respectively.

    2x+5x+7x=28

    14x=28

    x=28/14=2

    Therefore the numbers are 2(2)=4,5(2)=10 and 7(2)=14

    The smallest number is 4

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