Inheritances

According to a will the inheritances is to be divided among 2 sons and 1 daughter the ratio of the amount given to eldest son to the amount given to the daughter is 2:1 the ratio of the amount given to the youngest son to the amount given to the daughter is 5:3. What is the ratio of the amount given to the eldest son to the amount given to the youngest son?

Correct answer:

r =  6:5

Step-by-step explanation:

s1:d = 2:1 s2:d = 5:3  s1:d=2:1 d:s2 = 3:5  s1:d = 6:3 d:s2 = 3:5  s1:d:s2 = 6:3:5  r = s1:s2  r=6:5=1.2



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