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Jaz, Kumar and Farah shared the cost of a laptop. Jaz paid 1/4 of the total share of Kumar and Farah. Kumar paid 1/2 of the total cost of the laptop. Farah paid $186 more than Jaz. How much did the laptop cost?

 Sep 8, 2021
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Jaz, Kumar, and Farah shared the cost of a laptop. Jaz paid 1/4 of the total share of Kumar and Farah. Kumar paid 1/2 of the total cost of the laptop. Farah paid $186 more than Jaz. How much did the laptop cost?

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J   => is Jaz's share

 

J + 186   => is Farah's share

 

J + (J + 186)  => is Kumar's share

 

J = 1/4[(J + 186) + (2J + 186)]

 

J = 372

 

The cost of the laptop = $ 1860 laugh

 Sep 8, 2021

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