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x and y are positive real numbers such that the average of 4, 20, x is equa to the average of y and 16.  Find x:y.

 Jun 7, 2020
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x and y appear to have an infinite number of solutions as follows:

 

x=3, 6, 9, 12..........all multiples of 3

 

y =2, 4, 6, 8...........all multiples of 2

 Jun 7, 2020

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