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Three men, Bedu, Bakre and Kofi shared’ N500 in the ratio 3:2: x respectively. If…

Three men, Bedu, Bakre and Kofi shared’ N500 in the ratio 3:2: x respectively. If Bedu’s share is N150, find the value of x.

  • A.
    1
  • B.
    4
  • C.
    5
  • D.
    6
Correct Answer: Option C
Explanation

(5+xrightarrow 500\
3 rightarrow 150\
∴ 3 times 500 = 150 times (5+x)\
1500 = 750 + 150x\
x=frac{750}{150}=5)

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