Divide 230 mangoes among 3 friends x,y,z in the ratio 1/2:1/3:1/8

Asked by purnapadhan72 | 16th Jul, 2017, 06:57: PM

Expert Answer:

begin mathsize 16px style We space have comma
straight x over 2 plus straight x over 3 plus straight x over 8 equals 230
rightwards double arrow fraction numerator 12 straight x plus 8 straight x plus 3 straight x over denominator 24 end fraction equals 230
rightwards double arrow fraction numerator 23 straight x over denominator 24 end fraction equals 230
rightwards double arrow straight x equals fraction numerator 230 cross times 24 over denominator 23 end fraction equals 240
rightwards double arrow Share space 1 equals straight x over 2 equals 240 over 2 equals 120
Share space 2 equals straight x over 3 equals 240 over 3 equals 80
Share space 3 equals straight x over 8 equals 240 over 8 equals 30 end style

Answered by Rashmi Khot | 16th Jul, 2017, 07:39: PM