Posted by don on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:39pm.
the will of an eccentric millionaire reads as follows: "i leave 4/17 of my estate to my son, 7/13 of the remainder to my wife, 2/3 of this remainder to my daughter, and the remaining $2million to my dog." what was the total amount of the estate? please answer and show step by step how you got it!!

MATH URGENT!!!!!!!  PsyDAG, Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 1:14pm
Let estate value = x,
then son gets 4/17x, wife gets 7/13(14/17)x and daughter gets (2/3)(6/13)(14/17)x.
x  son  wife  daughter = 2,000,000
I'll let you do the calculations.
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