The sum of two numbers is 184. If onethird of the one exceeds oneseventh of the other by 8, find the smaller number. 


(a) 
71 
(b) 
75 
(c) 
74 
(d) 
72 
The sum of two numbers is 184. If onethird of the one exceeds oneseventh of the other by 8, find the smaller number. 


(a) 
71 
(b) 
75 
(c) 
74 
(d) 
72 
Let the number be and
Then,
So, the numbers 72 and 112. Hence, the smaller number = 72.