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Advanced MathContemporary Mathematics for Business & ConsumersSet up and solve equations for the following business situations. You are the administrator of an annual essay contest scholarship fund. This year a $48,000 college scholarship is being divided between the top two contestants so that the winner receives three times as much as the runner-up. How much will each contestant receive?BuyFind*launch*

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Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305585447

Chapter 5.II, Problem 12RE

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Set up and solve equations for the following business situations.

You are the administrator of an annual essay contest scholarship fund. This year a $48,000 college scholarship is being divided between the top two contestants so that the winner receives three times as much as the runner-up. How much will each contestant receive?

Contemporary Mathematics for Business & Consumers

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