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## A box of chocolate is divided among Jim, Jack and David. David gets 2/5 of the box and Jack gets 1/5 of David’s share and the rest which was

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A box of chocolate is divided among Jim, Jack and David. David gets 2/5 of the box and Jack gets 1/5 of David’s share and the rest which was given to Jim was 260 grams. What is David’s share in Grams?

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Answer:200

Step-by-step explanation:Jack share = 2/5 x 1/5 = 2/25

amount left over = 1 – (2/25 + 2/5) = 13/25

13/25 x t = 260

t = total amount of chocolate

t = (260 x 25) / 13 = 500

Davids share = 2/5 x 500 = 200