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If (2x + 3y) ∶ ( 3x + 5y) = 18 ∶ 29, then x ∶ y equals
1. 1 ∶ 2
2. 2 ∶ 3
3. 3 ∶ 4
4. None of the above

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 3 ∶ 4

Calculation

2x + 3y : 3x + 5y = 18:29

Then,

(2x + 3y) / (3x + 5y) = 18 / 29

29 (2x + 3y) = 18 (3x + 5y)

58x + 87y = 54x + 90y

58x - 54x = 90y - 87y

4x = 3y

x/y = 3/4

⇒ x : y = 3 : 4

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