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11 December, 20:18

Five dollars is divided continuously among 3 boys. The first boy always gets $0.02, the second boy always gets$0.03, and the third always gets $0.05, until the money is gone. How much money does each boy have?

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  1. 11 December, 21:36
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    Let n represent the amount of times the boys receive money

    5=0.02n + 0.03n + 0.05n

    5=0.1n

    50 = n

    1) boy one has 50 (0.02)

    = $1

    2) boy two has 50 (0.03)

    = $1.5

    3) boy three has 50 (0.05)

    = $2.5
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