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10 December, 14:25

What are the 2 numbers whose product is 48 and, when the higher number is divided for the lower, the result is 3?

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  1. 10 December, 14:50
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    I:a*b=48

    II:a/b=3

    II': a=3b

    insert into I:

    3b*b=48

    b*b=16

    b=4

    insert b=4 into I:

    a*4=48

    a=12

    solution: a=12, b=4

    12*4=48

    12/4=3
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