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a sum of 102,000 is to be split by 3 people, (1) gets 5 times as much as (2) which gets 2/5 as much as (3).
how is this problem solved

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    x = amount for 3
    2/5 x = amount for 2
    5(2/5 x) = amount for 1

    x + 2/5 x + 5(2/5 x) = 102,000
    Solve for x

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