   Chapter 5.1, Problem 24E Elementary Geometry For College St...

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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
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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 $8, 280, what is the monthly salary for each person? To determine To find: The salaries of a school cook, custodian, and bus driver. Explanation Approach: According the property of ratios, unknown quantities in the ratio a:b:c:d should be represented by ax, bx, cx and dx. Calculation: It is given that the salaries of a school cook, custodian, and bus driver are in the ratio 2:4:3. Use the property of ratios. The salaries of a school cook, custodian, and bus driver be 2x, 4x and 3x. According to the question, 2x+4x+3x=$

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