A sum

A sum of money is shared between Peter, John and Henry in the ratio 2:3:5.
a) express Henry's share as fraction of John's share.
b) what fraction of the whole sum of money is John's share?

Correct answer:

a =  1.6667
J =  0.3

Step-by-step explanation:

P:J:H=2:3:5  P=22+3+5=15=0.2 J=32+3+5=310=0.3 H=52+3+5=12=0.5  a=H/J=0.5/0.3=53=123=1.6667

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