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Two numbers are such that twice the greater number exceeds twice the smaller one by 18 and 1/3rd of the smaller and 1/5th of the greater number are together 21. The numbers are: a) (36, 45) b) (45, 36) c) (50, 41) d) (55, 46) Sir here both a and b satisfy the sum. ICAI OPTION IS B. but if I take greater no is y then option can be a SO HOW TO DIFFERENTIATE

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Prasanth kumar Kamisetty

Why shouldn't I take the other way round

U can take other way round too........ x as higher and y as lower

sudha reddy Moderator

U can take other way round too........ x as higher and y as lower

But if this is the case in exam my option will be wrong

Prasanth kumar Kamisetty

I 'm asking What if I do in the exam like this

Its correct, the option is b as the answer has to greater number, smaller number