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anonymous
 4 years ago
Word Problem.
An inheritance of $800,000 is to be divided among Avery, Connor and Olivia in the following matter:
Olivia is to recieve 3/4 of what Connor gets, while Avery gets 1/4 of what Connor gets. How much does each recieves?
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anonymous
 4 years ago
Word Problem. An inheritance of $800,000 is to be divided among Avery, Connor and Olivia in the following matter: Olivia is to recieve 3/4 of what Connor gets, while Avery gets 1/4 of what Connor gets. How much does each recieves? Show me steps by steps please

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay if you don't mind can i say 800 instead of 800 000 just for simplicity sake ? we can add it on after?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i'm not here to DO your homework if you want help, you'll have to work through it with me

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay I work with you.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so at first we're going to solve for just one of the siblings, in terms of one variable. Looks like the easiest will be Connor so we will let Connor = C

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if Olivia gets (3/4) of what Connor gets then we know that Olvia = (3/4)*C

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so knowing that what does Avery get? in terms of C

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0uh huh. Avery get 1/4 of what Connor get

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right, so.... that looks like (1/4)*C..... right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so now the amount each sibling gets is in terms of Connor or C. so the sum of all of their values will be the inheritance right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you come up with an equation for me?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you said 1/4+3/4+x=800,000

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0almost! except you can't forget to keep the x's tagged on the terms. I suggest we keep doing it in terms of C, since it will be clearer, there's no need to switch to x now.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so: (1/4)C+(3/4)C+C=800,000

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok. so you add up the fraction right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right and you will see right away it will simplify nicely!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that meant that 4/4 is equal 1 then you subtract 1 from 800,000 right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you keep forgetting the C!! but the 4/4=1 is right.. so now you have (4/4)C+C=800,000 or.. 1C+1C=800,000

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so there will be no subtraction in this question

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02C=800,000 then you divide by 2 right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the Connor get 400,000. then Olivia get 300,000 because you multiply 3/4 to 400,000. Then Avery get 100,000 because I multiply 1/4 to 400.000 right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just hate word problems

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can check this by adding 400 000 + 300 000 + 100 000 = 800 000

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0remember that's always an important step.
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