Land area 2

A land area was divided among the three heirs in the ratio of 5:2:4. If the largest share was 20 hectares of land, what is the total land area? Please show your solution and what kind of proportion it is.

Correct answer:

x =  44 ha

Step-by-step explanation:

M=20 ha M:N:W=5:2:4=5r:2r:4r M>W>N; 5>4>2  r=5+2+41=1110.0909  M = 5 r   x  x=M/(5 r)=20/(5 111)=44=44 ha   Verifying Solution:  W=4 r x=4 111 44=16 ha N=2 r x=2 111 44=8 ha x2=M+W+N=20+16+8=44 ha

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