Chapter 5.1, Problem 24E

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Textbook Problem

The salaries of a school cook, custodian, and bus driver are in the ratio 2:4:3. If their combined monthly salaries for November total $8, 280, what is the monthly salary for each person?

To determine

**To find:**

The salaries of a school cook, custodian, and bus driver.

Explanation

**Approach:**

According the property of ratios, unknown quantities in the ratio *a*:*b*:*c*:*d* should be represented by *ax*, *bx*, *cx* and *dx*.

**Calculation:**

It is given that the salaries of a school cook, custodian, and bus driver are in the ratio 2:4:3.

Use the property of ratios.

The salaries of a school cook, custodian, and bus driver be 2*x*, 4*x* and 3*x*.

According to the question,

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