# SOLUTION: the sum of two numbers is 90. the first number is 2/3 of the second number. what are the numbers?

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 Question 532754: the sum of two numbers is 90. the first number is 2/3 of the second number. what are the numbers?Answer by josmiceli(9697)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!given: (1) (2) --------------- (2) (2) Multiply both sides of (1) by and add the equations (2) (1) and, since (1) (1) (1) The numbers are 36 and 54 check: (2) (2) (2) (2) OK