# Word Problem 7

**Problem 7: A father wishes to divide his yearly savings of Rs 846 among three sons in 1/3:1/4:1/5. How nuch should he give to his first son?**

**a. Rs 360 b. Rs 360 c. Rs 360 d. Rs 360**

**Share calculation —**

**Solution:**

To answer this problem we use share formula which is ;

Here sum of ratios = 1/3+1/4+1/5=(20+15+12)/60=47/60

and Ratio of first son = 1/3

Put values in above formula;

So first son will get Rs 360