Usain and Kyle rented a house together for 3 years. Usain paid more rent because he had a bigger room. They always split the rent at a ratio of 4:3. They paid £30247 in rent over this period. How much of this did Usain pay?

Correct answer:

a =  17284

Step-by-step explanation:

s=30247  a:b=4:3 a+b = s  x=s/(4+3)=30247/(4+3)=4321  b=3 x=3 4321=12963  a=4 x=4 4321=17284

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