# SOLUTION: Four number are in the ratio 2:4:5:7 the sum of the first two numbers is 12 more than the difference between the fourth and third numbers find the numbers

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 Question 512950: Four number are in the ratio 2:4:5:7 the sum of the first two numbers is 12 more than the difference between the fourth and third numbers find the numbersAnswer by stanbon(57337)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Four number are in the ratio 2:4:5:7 the sum of the first two numbers is 12 more than the difference between the fourth and third numbers find the numbers ----- 2x; 4x ; 5x ; 7x ------------------ 2x+4x = (7x-5x)+12 6x = 2x+12 4x = 12 x = 3 ---- 2x = 6 4x = 12 5x = 15 7x = 21 ============= Cheers, Stan H. ===============