A farmer had a square plot of land. He gave 1/4th of it to his wife and asked four sons to share equally the remaining.Find the share of his sons.

Asked by omsingh | 1st Jun, 2015, 04:45: PM

Expert Answer:

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Answered by Rashmi Khot | 2nd Jun, 2015, 10:25: AM

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