Posted by Aldwin on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:30am.
Meiling and meimei divide $69 to 2 shares.
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 8:31am
let their shares be x and 69x
then (3/4)x = (2/5)(69x)
crossmultipy , (or multiply both sides by 20)
15x = 8(69x)
15x = 552  8x
23x = 552
x = 552/23 = 24
one gets $24 , the other gets 6924 or $45
check:
(3/4)(24) = 18
(2/5)(45) = 18 , looks good
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