# Salary of Lilly and Tom are in the ratio of #1:2#. If their salary is increases by #3000# each, the ratio becomes #40:57#. How much is present salary of Tom?

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Dec 8, 2016

Tom's present salary is

#### Explanation:

As the salary of Lilly and Tom in the ratio of

let the present salary of Lilly be

After their salaries are increased by

Hence

or

or

or

i.e.

and

Hence, the present salary of Lilly is