Help me to solve algebra 2 homework

A sum of money is to be distributed among A,B,C,D in the proportion of 5 : 2 : 4 : 3, If C gets rs 1000 more than D, What is the share of A?

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- Jun 30th 2014, 12:33 AMburgessProblem on fractions
Help me to solve algebra 2 homework

A sum of money is to be distributed among A,B,C,D in the proportion of 5 : 2 : 4 : 3, If C gets rs 1000 more than D, What is the share of A?

Thanks - Jun 30th 2014, 12:37 AMProve ItRe: Problem on fractions
What on Earth is rs 1000?

- Jun 30th 2014, 05:46 AMNameIsHiddenRe: Problem on fractions
- Jun 30th 2014, 05:49 AMNameIsHiddenRe: Problem on fractions
- Jun 30th 2014, 11:01 AMSorobanRe: Problem on fractions
Hello, burgess!

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A sum of money is to be distributed among A, B, C, D in the proportion of 5 : 2 : 4 : 3.

If C gets $1000 more than D, what is the share of A?

We are given: . $\displaystyle \begin{array}{cccc} A&B&C&D \\ \hline 5a&2a&4a&3a\end{array}$

We are told that: .$\displaystyle C \:=\: D + 1000 \quad\Rightarrow\quad 4a \:=\:3a+1000$

Can you finish?

- Aug 21st 2014, 02:08 AMburgessRe: Problem on fractions
Thank you all for your replies...