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Posted by **Aldwin** on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:30am.

3/4 meiling's share is equal to 2/5 of meimei's share. how much do they each get

- MAth grade 8 -
**Reiny**, Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 8:31amlet their shares be x and 69-x

then (3/4)x = (2/5)(69-x)

cross-multipy , (or multiply both sides by 20)

15x = 8(69-x)

15x = 552 - 8x

23x = 552

x = 552/23 = 24

one gets $24 , the other gets 69-24 or $45

check:

(3/4)(24) = 18

(2/5)(45) = 18 , looks good

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