The ratio of two numbers is . When 6 is subtracted from the smaller of the two numbers and 7 is added to the larger of the two, the new ratio is . What was the smaller of the two numbers before 6 was subtracted from it?

The ratio of the two numbers is 2:3. when 6 is subtracted from the smaller of the two numbers and 7 is added to the larger of the two, the new ratio is 2:7. what was the smaller of the two numbers before 6 was subtracted from it?