Exam-Style Question on Ratio
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Question id: 514. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper in 2019. The use of a calculator is allowed.
£580 is shared between Alice, Bally, Chris and Dean.
The ratio of the amount Alice gets to the amount Bally gets is 4 : 5
Chris and Dean each get 2.5 times the amount Alice gets.
Work out the amount of money that Bally gets.
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