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# Word Problem 4 (Share calculation as per condition)

Problem 4: Divide Rs 5625 among A, B and C so that A may receive 1/2 as much as B and C together, and B 1/4th of what A and C together receive.

a) 1125, 1875, 2630                b) 1875, 1125, 2625             c) 2625, 1875, 1125                     d) none

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Solution:

(general math for jobs)

Here,

1st Condition:

A receives half of what  B and C get together;

i-e 2nd Condition

i-e ———————————————————————–

From 1st condition we can write;   Using share formula;   In the same way from 2nd condition we can write;   Using formula of share calculation;   Also we know that total amount is being divided among A, B and C, so sum of their shares should be 5625! Put values of A’s share and B’s share in eq (1)  So, we have calculated shares of A,B and C

So option  ‘b’ is the answer