Two numbers are in the ratio 4:5. Their highest common factor is 16. What is a pair of numbers that fits that?

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Jan 29, 2017

Answer:

The numbers are #64# and #80#.

Explanation:

The two numbers are in the ratio #4:5# and there is no common factor between #4# and #5# (i.e. highest common factor is #1#).

As the highest common factor of the two numbers is #16#,

the numbers are #4xx16# and #5xx16# i.e. #64# and #80#.