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Jawana wrote at 2015-09-09 06:17:35
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the total amount be 'x'

eldest received = 7/13

middle = 4/13

younger = $6 which is 2/13

so, 2/13 of x = 6

2x/13 = 6

2x=6*13

and x=6*13/2

so x=39




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