Jack and Paul shared the total cost of a present for their father. Jack paid $48 more than 2/11 of the cost of the present. The ratio of the amount paid by Jack to the amount paid by Paul was 1:3. How much more did Paul pay for the present than Jack?

KINGVONOTF Oct 1, 2021

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x = price

Jack paid 48 + 2/11x

Paul paid 3 times as much

48 + 2/11 x + 3 (48 + 2/11 x) = x

192 = 3/11 x

x = 704

So jack paid 176 <====== you can finish ~!

ElectricPavlov Oct 1, 2021