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Three brothers inherited a cash amount of 62,000 and they divided it among themselves in the ratio of 5:4:1. How much more is the largest share than the smallest share?

Result

x =  24800

Solution:

p=62000 a=p 55+4+1=62000 55+4+1=31000 b=p 45+4+1=62000 45+4+1=24800 c=p 15+4+1=62000 15+4+1=6200  x=ac=310006200=24800p = 62000 \ \\ a = p \cdot \ \dfrac{ 5 }{ 5+4+1 } = 62000 \cdot \ \dfrac{ 5 }{ 5+4+1 } = 31000 \ \\ b = p \cdot \ \dfrac{ 4 }{ 5+4+1 } = 62000 \cdot \ \dfrac{ 4 }{ 5+4+1 } = 24800 \ \\ c = p \cdot \ \dfrac{ 1 }{ 5+4+1 } = 62000 \cdot \ \dfrac{ 1 }{ 5+4+1 } = 6200 \ \\ \ \\ x = a-c = 31000-6200 = 24800



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