Two teacher

Two teachers are paid 3,000 pesos. If the teachers are to share this amount in the ratio of 3:5, how much does each receive?

Correct answer:

a =  1125 p
b =  1875 p

Step-by-step explanation:

a+b = 3000 = 3x + 5x  x=3000/(3+5)=375 p  a=3 x=3 375=1125 p
b=5 x=5 375=1875 p

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