A sum of money is shared in the ratio of 2: 5 between Mark and Peter, respectively. If Mark got $200, how much money did Peter receive?

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A sum of money is shared in the ratio of 2: 5 between Mark and Peter, respectively. If Mark got $200, how much money did Peter receive?

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Sigridomena 6 months 2021-08-23T11:34:23+00:00 1 Answers 2 views 0

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    2021-08-23T11:36:20+00:00

    Answer:

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Set this up as a proportion of M:P

    \frac{M}{P}:\frac{2}{5}=\frac{200}{x} and cross multiply to solve for x:

    2x = 1000 so

    x = 500. Peter got $500

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