Yuri O. answered • 02/09/21

16 years online, 464 former SAT problems drilled down

It's given two numbers have a ratio of 4:3

If the scale factor is "x", then numbers are 4x and 3x respectively.

Sum = 4x + 3x = 7x

Sum of these two numbers must be evenly divided by "7".

112/7 = 16, 154/7 = 22, 178/7 => does not divide evenly, 182/7 = 26

Answer: 178

Krugen K.

Thank you very much form the ratio math. The first one I know is easy for most but I can't do decimal calculations without a calculator...02/10/21