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first and second place in the contest use a ratio to share a cash prize. when first place pays $100, second place pays $60. how much does first place pay when second place pays $36

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100/60  = $/36        where $ is the 1st place money

 

5/3 = $/36     cross-multiply

 

36 * 5   =   3 * $

 

180 = 3 * $     divide by 3

 

60  = $

 

 

 

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CPhill  Mar 6, 2017

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