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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 9:45 am 
hi ineed some help to solve this question please:
three children have an amount of money between them. Angela has £5.00. Jason has one half of the total amount. Danny has £2.00 more than Angela.
which staemaent is true:
a) the children have £20.oo between them.
b) Jason has same amount as angela
c) Danny has more than Jason
d) Jason and Danny have £19.00 between them
e) all children have less than £7.00

i know it's very simple but cant work it out so please help me so that i can explain it otmey little one. thanks.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 10:20 am 
Hi Angela has £5.00
Danny has £2.00 more than Angela so has £7.00

Jason has half the total so has £12.00 5 + 7

d) is the true one... ie 12 + 7

Steve


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 Post subject: thanx
PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:50 am 
hi steve yeap answer is right it's D. unfortunately can't understand how come half the total is 12 imean we haven't been provided with the total as 24 and all we can calcilate is 5 for angela and 7 for danny. could you please explain this. thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: thanx
PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 12:23 pm 
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Total =T
A(Angela)=5
D(Danny)=A+2=7
J(jason)=T/2

Hence: A+D+J=T
so 5+7+(T/2)=T
hence T/2=12, so T=24 and therefore J=12

INEX


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hi steve yeap answer is right it's D. unfortunately can't understand how come half the total is 12 imean we haven't been provided with the total as 24 and all we can calcilate is 5 for angela and 7 for danny. could you please explain this. thanks.

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 Post subject: thanx
PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 12:27 pm 
thanx
such a easy way to expalin. i just read it once and all clear.


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