# SOLUTION: One positive number is one-fifth of another number. The difference between the two numbers is 92, find the numbers.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 347990: One positive number is one-fifth of another number. The difference between the two numbers is 92, find the numbers. Answer by ovie27(16)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! There are two numbers, we will name them x and y. 1.) y = (1/5)x 2.) x - y = 92 3.) x - ((1/5)x) = 92 (4/5)x = 92 x = 115 and then y = 23. So, the two numbers are 115 and 23.