# SOLUTION: a sum of money is to be shared among three friends albert, ruth and christina in the ratio 3:7:10. if christina received \$495 more than ruth determine the sum of money shared.

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 Question 398736: a sum of money is to be shared among three friends albert, ruth and christina in the ratio 3:7:10. if christina received \$495 more than ruth determine the sum of money shared.Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!a sum of money is to be shared among three friends albert, ruth and christina in the ratio 3:7:10. if christina received \$495 more than ruth determine the sum of money shared. ... 3:7:10 Total =20 Let total be \$x .. Ruth = 7/20*x christina = 10/20 *x (7x/20)+495 = 10x/20 (7x/20)+495=x/2 x/2-7x/20=495 (10x-7x)/20=495 3x=20*495 3x=9900 /3 x=3300 ... albert = 3/20 *3300= 495 Ruth = 7/20*3300=1155 Christina = 1/2 * 3300= 1650 CHECK 495+1155+1650=3300 ...