Ratio question.

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1a) Tom and Jerry share £200 in the ratio 4:1

How much does each receive?

b) What percentage of the £200 does Jerry receive? 

Posted Thu 31st May, 2012 @ 14:28 by LP-FTW

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200/5 gives 1 out of portion which is 40

a) since Tom receives 4 portion he gets 4*40= £160

while Jerry gets 1*40= £40

b) Jerry receives 1 out of 5 portions therefore its (1/5)*100= 25%

Answered Thu 31st May, 2012 @ 15:17 by Ahamed
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thank you!

Answered Thu 31st May, 2012 @ 15:40 by LP-FTW
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Your welcome

Answered Thu 31st May, 2012 @ 15:56 by Ahamed