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# A grandson and two granddaughters inherit land from their grandparents

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Updated on: 05 Apr 2019, 03:34
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A grandson and two granddaughters inherit land from their grandparents. What fraction of the land does the younger granddaughter inherit?

1. The grandson inherits 1/4 of the land.

2. The older granddaughter inherits 50 percent more land than does the younger granddaughter.

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Originally posted by AkshdeepS on 04 Apr 2019, 23:59.
Last edited by AkshdeepS on 05 Apr 2019, 03:34, edited 1 time in total.
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05 Apr 2019, 03:31
From S1:

Grandson inherits 25% of the land.
Remaining is 75%.
As we don't have any info about the percentage of land given to Young and Elder granddaughter.
It is insufficient.

From S2:

Elder daughter gets 50% more than the younger.
Again Insufficient.

Combining both:

Grandson gets 25%.
Elder gets 50% more than Younger.
So, Elder gets 45% and younger gets 30%.
Sufficient.

AkshdeepS, Can you edit the statement 2 to granddaughter, instead of a daughter.
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05 Apr 2019, 03:35
Chethan92 wrote:
From S1:

Grandson inherits 25% of the land.
Remaining is 75%.
As we don't have any info about the percentage of land given to Young and Elder granddaughter.
It is insufficient.

From S2:

Elder daughter gets 50% more than the younger.
Again Insufficient.

Combining both:

Grandson gets 25%.
Elder gets 50% more than Younger.
So, Elder gets 45% and younger gets 30%.
Sufficient.

AkshdeepS, Can you edit the statement 2 to granddaughter, instead of a daughter.

Done, Thank you.
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