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# A man has an estate worth \$15 million that he will either divide equal

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A man has an estate worth \$15 million that he will either divide equally among his 10 children or among his 10 children and 5 stepchildren. How much more will each of his children inherit if his 5 stepchildren are excluded?

A. \$500,000
B. \$1,000,000
C. \$1,500,000
D. \$2,500,000
E. \$5,000,000

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08 Jan 2019, 03:25
Bunuel wrote:
A man has an estate worth \$15 million that he will either divide equally among his 10 children or among his 10 children and 5 stepchildren. How much more will each of his children inherit if his 5 stepchildren are excluded?

A. \$500,000
B. \$1,000,000
C. \$1,500,000
D. \$2,500,000
E. \$5,000,000

15*10^6 among 10 children yields = 15*10^5 per child
and if 5 step children are included then 15*10^6/15 = 10^6 per child
if 5 step children are excluded then 15*10^5-10^6= 5*10^5 IMO A
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