# maths

abby and berry share £22 in the ration 3:1

how much do each person get?

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1. Let x be the larger amount.

3/4 = x/22

Cross multiply and solve for x.

4x = 66
x = 66/4
x = 16.5

22 - 16.5 = ?

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2. Divide £22 into (3+1) parts to get £5.50 for each part.
Berry gets 1 part, so £5.50. How much does abby get (3 parts)?

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3. dont understand

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4. Study both MathMate's and my answers. We did the problem differently, but both found the same answer.

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