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Alex and Ben were given a total of £360 they shared the money in the ratio 5:7 Ben received more money then Alex.how much more?

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Jaa1126

first 360 divided by 12=30 alex got=30 multiply 5=150 ben got=30 x 7 =210 so ben got 60 more than alex

Fricks521

5:7 means that Alex got 5/12 of the whole amount and Ben 7/12. (5/12)•360=150 (7/12)•360= 210 210-150=60 Ben received £60 more than Alex. Hope it helps :)

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