Three brothers live in a farm. They agreed to buy new seeds: Adam and Ben would go and Charlie stayed to protect fields. Ben bought 75 sacks of wheat in the market whereas Adam bought 45 sacks. At home, they split the sacks equally. Charlie had paid 1400 dollars for the wheat. How much dollars did Ben and Adam get of the sum, considering equal split of the sacks?
Total Sacks bought by Adam & Ben = 75 + 45 = 120
after distributing equal among three each one gets = 40
the price of 40 sacs paid by Charlie is 1400 doller, so price on 1 sack = 1400 / 40 = 35 doller
Adam bought 45 - 40 = 5 sacks more than his share so he get = 5 * 35 = 175 doller
Ben bought 75 - 40 = 35 sacks more than his share so he get = 35 * 35 = 1225 doller