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Uncle Scrooge has asked for a strange bequest in his will. Huey is to receive 3 times as much as Duey, while Louie is to receive twice as much as Duey MINUS 1 Dollar. If the total amount to be divided between them if 107 Million Dollars, calculate how much each has to inherit.
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Hello, chhoeuk!
Another approach . . .
Uncle Scrooge has asked for a strange bequest in his will.
Huey is to receive 3 times as much as Dewey,
while Louie is to receive twice as much as Dewey minus 1 dollar.
If the total amount to be divided between them if 107 Million Dollars,
calculate how much each has to inherit.
Let = amount Dewey will get.
"Huey gets 3 times as much as Dewey."
. . Then Huey gets:
"Louie gets twice as much as Dewey minus 1 dollar.
. . Then Louie gets:
The total of these amount is $107,000,000.
There is our equation! . . . .
Go for it!