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40 pencils are divided between A and B in the ratio 3:2. Find their respective shares. 
  1. 20, 20
  2. 24, 16
  3. 15, 25
  4. 18, 22


Solution

The correct option is B 24, 16
Given, 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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