A and B together have Sterling 1210. If 4/15 of A's amount is equal to 2/5 of B's amount, how much amount does B have?
A = (2/5 x 15/4)B
A = 3/2 B
A/B = 3/2
A : B = 3 : 2.
B's share = Sterling (1210 x 2/5) = Sterling 484.
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Then, 4x - 3x = 1000
x = 1000.
B's share = Euro 2x = Euro (2 x 1000) = Euro 2000.
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