MATH SOLVE

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# PLEASE ANSWER NOWStephen, Paul & Bridget share some money in the ratio 3 : 4 : 2. In total, Stephen and Bridget receive £50. How much does Paul get?

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Answer:The money receive by Paul is [tex]\pounds 40[/tex].Step-by-step explanation:Given as :The ratio of share of money among three people as Stephen : Paul : Bridget = 3 : 4 : 2The total money receive by Stephen and Bridget = [tex]\pounds 50[/tex]Let The money receive by Stephen = 3 xLet The money receive by Paul = 4 xLet The money receive by Bridget = 2 xNow, According to questionThe total money receive by Stephen and Bridget = [tex]\pounds 50[/tex]I.e 3 x + 2 x = [tex]\pounds 50[/tex]i.e 5 x = [tex]\pounds 50[/tex]∴ x = [tex]\frac{\pounds 50}{5}[/tex] x = [tex]\pounds 10[/tex]So, The money receive by Stephen = 3 × [tex]\pounds 10[/tex] = [tex]\pounds 30[/tex]Let The money receive by Paul = 4 × [tex]\pounds 10[/tex] = [tex]\pounds 40[/tex]Let The money receive by Bridget = 2 × [tex]\pounds 10[/tex] = [tex]\pounds 20[/tex] Hence The money receive by Paul is [tex]\pounds 40[/tex]. Answer