Question

# 40 pencils are divided between A and B in the ratio 3:2. Find their respective shares. 20, 2024, 1615, 2518, 22

Solution

## The correct option is B 24, 16Given, total pencils = 40. and total of ratio = 3+2 = 5 So, the multiplier = 40÷5=8 ∴ A's share = 8×3=24 B's share = 8×2=16 Peniclis divised between Numbers in the ratio Pencils Multiplier A  3  24  8 B  2  16  8 Totals  5  40  8

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