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If $936 are divided between worker A and worker B in the ratio 5: 7,what is the share that worker B will get? A. 58.12% B. 58.33% C. 58.55% D. 58.76% E. 58.97% [Reveal] Spoiler: Resolution The ratio a:b is 5:7, and therefore the share of B will be b/(a+b) or 7/(5+7). The solutions talk about percentages, so there is no need to multiply by the amount -$936 -, but this could be a different or potential question. Remember always that the share of a is a/(a+b) and the share of b is b/(a+b).
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Re: If $936 are divided between worker A and worker B in the rat [#permalink] ### Show Tags 12 Oct 2014, 21:44 1 This post received KUDOS If the required answer is in percentage, then the amount given$936 is a diversion. Not required in computation

$$Answer = B = \frac{7}{7+5} * 100 = 58.33%$$
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Re: If $936 are divided between worker A and worker B in the rat [#permalink] ### Show Tags 18 Feb 2013, 09:25 1 This post was BOOKMARKED johnwesley wrote: If$936 are divided between worker A and worker B in the ratio 5: 7,what is the share that worker B will get?

A. 58.12%
B. 58.33%
C. 58.55%
D. 58.76%
E. 58.97%

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The ratio a:b is 5:7, and therefore the share of B will be b/(a+b) or 7/(5+7). The solutions talk about percentages, so there is no need to multiply by the amount - $936 -, but this could be a different or potential question. Remember always that the share of a is a/(a+b) and the share of b is b/(a+b). B's share= 7/(5+7) of the total=7/12 of the total B's percentage share= 7/12*100 = 58.33% Director Joined: 23 Jan 2013 Posts: 584 Schools: Cambridge'16 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 41 Re: If$936 are divided between worker A and worker B in the rat [#permalink]

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12 Oct 2014, 06:12
7/12=x/100

x=700/12=58.3....

no need in 936 dollars
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Re: If $936 are divided between worker A and worker B in the rat [#permalink] ### Show Tags 12 Oct 2014, 11:22 If$936 are divided between worker A and worker B in the ratio 5: 7,what is the share that worker B will get?

Consider the total amount as ( 50 +7 ) 12

So B gets 7/12 of the total share ( Whatever be the total wage ) , now we need to calculate the % share of B

Hence B's wage as a % of the total wage is 7/12*100 => 58.33%
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