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A sum of money is divided in the ratio 3:5:9 calculate the smallest ratio given that the largest share is $54

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TamaraMundorf

3x:5x:9x 9x=54 x=6 3(6)=$18

latinaberryhill

3:5:9.....added = 17 (9/17)x = 54 x = 54 * 17/9 x = 918/9 x = 102 check.. 3/17(102) = 306/17 = 18 5/17(102) = 510/17 = 30 9/17(102) = 918/17 = 54 the sum of money is 102.....the money will be divided 18,30,54....so the smallest will get $ 18 <==

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