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A man made a will in which he left 4/9 of his money to his wife and 2/5 of the remainder to his eldest child. The rest was shared equally among his four younger children. If each of the younger children received #108000; what was the wife's share?

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  1. started with m
    gave (4/9)m leaving (5/9) m in pocket
    gave (2/5)(5/9) m to child = (2/9)m to child leaving 5/9-2/9 = (1/3) m in pocket
    gave (1/3)(1/4)m to each child = (1/12)m = #108000
    m = 12 * #108000
    now the wife got (4/9) of m

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