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The ratio of two numbers is 5 to 12 and the sum of their squares is 676. Find the numbers.

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Let us consider the numbers are x and y.

Since given the ratio of two numbers are 5 to 12, which is given below.

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y 12

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And the sum of square is 676, which is given below

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x²+y? = 676...(2)

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Step 3

In order to find the value of x and y...

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+y? = 676 25y +y = 676 144 169y = 676 144 676x144 y?: 169 Further simplify it 676x144 169 y = 24

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