Weights

Marry and John together weighing 49 kg. Their weights are in ratio 1:6. Determine their weights.

Correct result:

m =  7 kg
j =  42 kg

Solution:


m+j = 49
6m=1j

m+j = 49
6•m=1•j

j+m = 49
j-6m = 0

j = 42
m = 7

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