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What number is that of which the third part exceeds the fifth part by 4?

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Let the number be ‘x’ say. 

\(\frac13\)rd of a number =\(\frac13\) x x = \(\frac x3\) 

\(\frac 15\)th of a number = \(\frac 15\) x x = \(\frac x5\)

According to the sum

∴ The required number is 30.

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