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A man who died left an estate valued at $111,000. His will stipulated

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A man who died left an estate valued at $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 $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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A man who died left an estate valued at $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 $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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111,000+15,000+10000+2000 = 138000

138000/3 = 46,000

already he has 2000 so IMO D 44000 is correct
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New post 23 Dec 2018, 03:31
\(111+10+15+2 =3x\)

\(138 = 3x\)

\(x = 46\)

\(46-2 = 44\)

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