In multiplying two positive integers a and b, Ron reversed the digits of the twodigit number a. His erroneous product was 161 . What is the correct value of the product of a and b ?

**Answer Choices**

A. 116

B. 161

C. 204

D. 214

E. 224

In multiplying two positive integers a and b, Ron reversed the digits of the twodigit number a. His erroneous product was 161 . What is the correct value of the product of a and b ?

**Answer Choices**

A. 116

B. 161

C. 204

D. 214

E. 224