If $350 is divided into two portions in the ratio 2:5 , the smaller portion is
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The sum is divided on = 2 + 5 = 7 parts
p = One part
2 p + 5 p = $ 350
7 p = $ 350
p = $ 350 / 7
p = $ 50
2 p = 100$
5 p = 250$
The smaller portion is 2 p = $100
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2 p / 5 p = 100 / 250 = 50 ∙ 2 / 50 ∙ 5 = 2 / 5 👍
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