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Sarla wins some money from a lottery. She divides it in such a way that her son gets 1/3 of the money and each of her four daughters gets equal share of the remaining. What fraction does each daughter get

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total  x
son gets x/3
leaves 2x/3 for the 4 daughters
so 2x/3 ÷ 4 = 2x/12 = x/6
each daughter gets 1/6 of the total
check: 1/6+1/6+1/1+1/6+1/3 = 1
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