Divide 64 into two parts such that three times the greater part will be equal to five times the smaller one.
Let x be the greater part. Then 64 - x is the smaller part.
Then 3x = 5(64 - x)
3x = 320 - 5x
3x + 5x = 320
8x = 320
The two parts are 40 and 24.
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