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a) 2 years 4 months = 28 months

8 : 28 = 2 : 7

b) 40p/ p + q

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(a)
    8 : (2*12)+4
    8 : 28
    2 : 7
(b)
  The smaller amount
    = [p/(p+q)]*$40
    = $[40p/(p+q)]
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post-20897

(a)

2 years 4 months = 2 * 12 + 4 = 28 months

8 months : 2 years 4 months = 8 months : 28 months = 2 : 7 #

(b)

Smaller amount = $40 / (p + q) * p = $ 40 p / (p + q) #

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