# The L.C.M. of 2 numbers is 54.

The L.C.M. of 2 numbers is 54. The numbers are in the ratio 2:3. Find their sum?

## Answer/Solution

45

### Steps/Work

Let the numbers be 2x and 3x

L.C.M. = 6x

6x = 54

x = 9

The numbers are = 18 and 27

Required sum = 18+27 = 45

Answer is C

L.C.M. = 6x

6x = 54

x = 9

The numbers are = 18 and 27

Required sum = 18+27 = 45

Answer is C