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A Man who died left an estate worth $111,000. His Will [#permalink] ### Show Tags 18 Jun 2008, 12:04 00:00 Difficulty: (N/A) Question Stats: 0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions ### HideShow timer Statistics This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum. A Man who died left an estate worth$111,000. His Will stipulated that his estate was to be distributed so that each of his three children received from the estate and his previous gifts, combined, the same total amount. If he had previously given his oldest child $15,000, his middle child$10,000 and his youngest child $2,000, how much did the youngest child receive from the estate? A.$ 50,000
B. $48,000 C.$ 46,000
D. $44,000 E.$ 39,000

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18 Jun 2008, 13:19
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111000=(0+5000+13000)+93000

where, (0+5000+13000) - compensation for inequality
93000 - should be divided evenly be 3

So, 13000+93000/3=44000

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18 Jun 2008, 13:28
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A Man who died left an estate worth $111,000. His Will stipulated that his estate was to be distributed so that each of his three children received from the estate and his previous gifts, combined, the same total amount. If he had previously given his oldest child$15,000, his middle child $10,000 and his youngest child$2,000, how much did the youngest child receive from the estate?

A. $50,000 B.$ 48,000
C. $46,000 D.$ 44,000