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+ | If country <math>A</math> has <math>\frac{d}{100}</math> of the wealth in the world and <math>c</math> people that means that each person has | ||
+ | <math>\frac{d}{100c}</math> of all the wealth in the world. Using a similar argument for Country <math>B</math> we have that each person has <math>\frac{f}{100e}</math> of the wealth In the world. Evaluating the desired fraction gives us <math>\frac{de}{cf}</math> | ||
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Problem
Country has of the world's population and of the worlds wealth. Country has of the world's population and of its wealth. Assume that the citizens of share the wealth of equally,and assume that those of share the wealth of equally. Find the ratio of the wealth of a citizen of to the wealth of a citizen of .
Solution
If country has of the wealth in the world and people that means that each person has of all the wealth in the world. Using a similar argument for Country we have that each person has of the wealth In the world. Evaluating the desired fraction gives us
See also
1993 AHSME (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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