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# Rs.432 is divided amongst three workers A, B and C such that

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Rs.432 is divided amongst three workers A, B and C such that 8 times Aâ€™s share is equal to 12 times Bâ€™s share which is equal to 6 times Câ€™s share. How much did A get?

(1) Rs.192
(2) Rs.133
(3) Rs.144
(4) Rs.128
(5) Rs.101
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29 Oct 2005, 10:46
3. 144

Total needs to add up to 432.
A = 1
B = 0.66666A
c = 1.33333A

= 3A.

so 432/3 = 144.

You can also work backwards to see which A salary causes the total to add up to 432.
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