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    Sal, Martin, and Gloria are partners in a welding business. Because of the differences in their contributions, it is decided that Gloria's share of the profits will be one-and-a-half times as much as Sal's share, and that Martins share will twice as much as Gloria's share. How should a profit of $48,200.00 be divided?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mililani Stickman View Post
    Sal, Martin, and Gloria are partners in a welding business. Because of the differences in their contributions, it is decided that Gloria's share of the profits will be one-and-a-half times as much as Sal's share, and that Martins share will twice as much as Gloria's share. How should a profit of $48,200.00 be divided?
    Hi Mililani,

    Let s = Sal's share

    Let 1.5s = Gloria's share

    Let 2(1.5s) = 3 = Martin's share

    s + 1.5s + 3s = 48200
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