My friend has 3 less than twice the number of oranges I have. The ratio number of oranges I havenumber of oranges my friend has is equal to 23. How many oranges do each of us have?
Me - 10.
My friend - 15.
The correct option is B Me - 6.
My friend - 9.
Let the number of oranges with me be x
Number of oranges with my friend = 2x−3
number of oranges I havenumber of oranges my friend has=x2x−3=23
So I have 6 oranges.
My friend has 2x−3=2×6−3=12−3=9 oranges.