Divide RS.500 between Rita and Seema such that one-third share of Rita and half share of      Seema are equal.

Asked by SHRUTI SARAVANAN | 21st Oct, 2014, 08:05: PM

Expert Answer:

L e t space t h e space s h a r e space o f space R i t a space b e space x. therefore S h a r e space o f space S e e m a space equals 500 minus x 1 third space s h a r e space o f space R i t a equals 1 half s h a r e space o f space S e e m a rightwards double arrow 1 third x equals 1 half left parenthesis 500 minus x right parenthesis rightwards double arrow x over 3 equals 250 minus x over 2 rightwards double arrow x over 3 plus x over 2 equals 250 rightwards double arrow fraction numerator 5 x over denominator 6 end fraction equals 250 rightwards double arrow x equals fraction numerator 250 cross times 6 over denominator 5 end fraction therefore x equals 300 S h a r e space o f space R i t a space equals R s. space 300 S h a r e space o f space S e e m a space equals R s. space 200

Answered by Prasenjit Paul | 22nd Oct, 2014, 09:25: AM

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