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The sum of money is shared between kelly and john in the ration of 5:7.  If kelly gets $42 less than John, wat was the sum of money shared? 

 May 13, 2021
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Kelly==K,    John==J

 

K / J ==5 / 7.........................(1)

 

K ==J - 42.............................(2), solve for J, K

 

Use sustitution to get:

 

J ==$147   and   K==$105 

 

Total Money ==147  +  105 ==$252

 May 13, 2021

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