# The geometric mean of two numbers is 8 and their harmonic mean is 6.4. What are the numbers?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 29, 2016

Numbers are

#### Explanation:

Let the one number be

Hence, other number is

Now as harmonic mean of

it arithmetic mean of

hence,

and multiplying each term by

or

or

or

i.e.

Hence

If

Hence numbers are