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# Three friends, Mala, Leela and Sheela, divided a box of apples weighing $$15\dfrac{9}{10}$$ kg equally between the three of them. How many kgs of apples did each get?

A
5310kg
B
3310kg
C
3910kg
D
5910kg

Solution

## The correct option is A $$5\dfrac{3}{10} kg$$Total weight of the apple $$15\dfrac{9}{10}kg=\dfrac{(15\times10)+9}{10}=\dfrac{159}{10}$$There are three, they divide the apple equally between themso one person will get the weight of apple $$=\dfrac{159}{3\times10}=\dfrac{159}{30}=5\dfrac{3}{10}kg$$Maths

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