## Please fast, Please answer : Divide 40 into two parts such that 1/4th of one part is 3/8th of the other. Explain. Not applicable or not rele

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Please fast, Please answer : Divide 40 into two parts such that 1/4th of one part is 3/8th of the other. Explain. Not applicable or not relevant answers will be reported so please don’t answer if you don’t know the answer

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Answer:Let the 1st part be x

2nd part be 40-x

A/Q. (1/4)x=(3/8)×(40-x)

=>(1/4)x =(120-3x)/8

=>8x =480-12x

=>8x+12x =480

=>20x =480

=>x =480/20

=>x =24

Therefore 1st part =24

2nd part =40-24=16