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Posted by joshua on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 11:54am.

mr. murphy's will: john murphy was a man with a loving family, a successful career and considerable wialth. one day, upon his realizing hthat he was approaching retirement age, he decided to write up his will. shortyly thereaftr he died. Under the terms of Mr. Murphy;s will, his son james recieved 25% of his estate. this was 25% more than the combined amount left to jane, his daughtr, and george, his only sibling. Janes share proved to be 31 times as much as georgges. ten percent of the estate was left to charity. finally after $2,500 was deducted for funeral costs, Mrs. murphy recieved an amouunt equaling the combined shares of her children. what was mr muryphys estat worth? How much did each family memner recieve?

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