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# 3 Daughters + 2 Sons

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Three daughters and two sons inherit land from their parents. The older son inherits 1/4 of the land and the oldest daughter inherits 1/3. The three remaining children equally share the remaining land. What fraction of the land does the younger son inherit?

A. 1/12

B. 5/36

C. 5/21

D. 7/36

E. 7/21

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Re: 3 Daughters + 2 Sons  [#permalink]

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15 Feb 2017, 06:46
The part of the two oldest = 1/4+1/3 = 7/12

=> The remaining part = 1-7/12 = 5/12

=> The part for the younger son is 5/12 * 1/3 = 5/36

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