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the sum of money is shared among 4 brothers. the eldest receives 2/7 of it and the next receives 3/5 of the remainder. If the youngest brother receives $120 each, find the sum of money shared.

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    Total = $X.
    Oldest = $2x/7.
    2nd Oldest = 3/5 * 5x/7 = $3x/7.
    3rd = $x/7 = $120.
    4th = $x/7 = $120.

    x/7 = 120
    X = $840.

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