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# Wages

Jen, Paula and Sarah had spent the week decorating an elderly neighbour's house, for which they earned £500 between them. When it came to dividing up the money Paula claimed she had worked three times harder than Jen, and Sarah had worked twice as hard as Paula. If the money was divided fairly, how much money did they each receive?

### Answer

Jen =£50Paula =£150

Sarah =£300

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