Posted by **Jocelyn** on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 10:37pm.

Adam, Bill, Chris, and Dave each own one quarter of a company. Bill sells

2/3 of his shares to Dave. Adam sells 3/5 of his shares to Chris and the

rest to Dave. How much of the company does Dave own now? Give your

answer as a fraction reduced to simplest terms.

- Math, not "college" -
**Writeacher**, Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 8:12am
Assistance needed.

Please type your __subject__ in the **School Subject** box. Any other words are likely to delay responses from a teacher who knows that subject well.

- college -
**PsyDAG**, Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 9:54am
Originally Dave has 1/4. He receives 2/3 *1/4 shares from Bill and 2/5 * 1/4 shares from Adam. Multiply first and then add and reduce.

I hope this helps.

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