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Josie's land is to be divided into three parcels.

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Josie's land is to be divided into three parcels. If the larger parcel is 60 percent of the total and the smaller parcels are the same size, what is the number of acres in one of the smaller parcels?

(1) The combined size of the larger parcel and one of the smaller parcels is 416 acres.
(2) The size of the larger parcel is 312 acres.




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New post 11 Aug 2019, 13:34
My answer is D.

Let the total be x
The parts will be 60x/100, 20x/100 and 20x/100
1. 60x/100 + 20x/100 =416..you can find x and substitute it in 20x/100 to get the answer
2. 80X/100 = 416...find x and substitute in 20x/100 to get the anwer
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