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Land Problem

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Puzzle ID:#47753
Fun:** (1.84)
Difficulty:*** (2.45)
Category:Math
Submitted By:quizwizAhntkr**

 

 

 



A, B, and C each had land: am^2 (m^2=square meters), bm^2, and cm^2 (this is c square meter, not square centimeter!) big. A sold 1/4 of his land to B, then B sold 1/3 of the land he had (after he bought land from A) to C. If A, B, and C now have the same amount of land, what does (b+c)/a equal to?

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Hint

I advise that you use a letter (ex: k) to compare the three measures.
(and just in case, 1/3 is read as one-third, and so on.)

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