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Two boys shared the cash prize in the ratio of 5:3. If the cash prize they won was 4,000, how much did each of them receive?

 Feb 25, 2022
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5  +  3 ==8 - total ratios

 

4,000 / 8 ==500 - constant ratio

 

500  x  5  ==2,500 - the larger share

500  x  3 ==1,500 - the smaller share.

 Feb 25, 2022
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Boy one rec'd   5 out of  (5+3)     or    5 /8 ths of 4000          5/8 * 4000 = _________

   the other boy received  3/8 x 4000 = _________

 Feb 25, 2022

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