Oracle wrote:

Serene, Fabian and Eileen shared their prize money of $4100 among themselves. Twice of Serene's share was equal to 5 times of Fabian's share. 4 times of Serene's share was also equal to 3 times of Eileen's share. Calculate Serene's share.

Help ...... please. How should the answers be presented and is this really a P5 appropriate question?

Thank you very much.

Hi Oracle,

One Possible Solution:

Twice of Serene's share was equal to 5 times of Fabian's share.

This means that ratio of Serene's share to Fabian's share is 5:2

(Just interchange the 2 numbers)

4 times of Serene's share was also equal to 3 times of Eileen's share.

This means that ratio of Serene's share to Eileen's share is 3:4

(Just interchange the 2 numbers)

Ratio of Serene's share to Fabian's share is 5:2

Ratio of Serene's share to Eileen's share is 3:4

Ratio of Serene's share to Fabian's share to Eileen's share is 15:6:20

15 + 6 + 20 = 41 units

41 units = $4100

Can you work from here?

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