# Rs 4400 are divided among a, b and c so that a receives 3/8th as much as b and c together receive. what is the share of a

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Let B and C together recieve Rs.x.

Therefore, A gets Rs.(3/8)x.

But, their shares should add to Rs.4400 so,

x+(3/8)x =4400,

=> (11/8)x =4400,

=> x=4400×(8/11),

=> x=400×8

=> x=3200

Hence, A's share =Rs.(3/8)x =Rs.(3/8)×3200 =Rs.3×400 =Rs.1200[Answer]

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Therefore, A gets Rs.(3/8)x.

But, their shares should add to Rs.4400 so,

x+(3/8)x =4400,

=> (11/8)x =4400,

=> x=4400×(8/11),

=> x=400×8

=> x=3200

Hence, A's share =Rs.(3/8)x =Rs.(3/8)×3200 =Rs.3×400 =Rs.1200[Answer]

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