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A sum of money is divided between three people in the ratio 1:2:1/2. If the smallest share amounts to $48, what is the total Sum of money?

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  1. 1:2:1/2
    = 2:4:1 -----> ratios usually are not expressed in fraction form

    let their shares be 2x, 4x, and x
    but x = 48
    so 2x = 96
    and 4x = 192

    add them up

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