Mother wants to divide Rs. 36 between her daughters Shreya and Bhoomika in the ratio of their ages. If age of Shreya is 15 years and age of Bhoomika is 12 years, find how much Shreya and Bhoomika will get.
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Ratio of ages=1215=45 Therefore, mother wants to divide Rs. 36 in a ratio of 5:4. Terms of 5:4 are 5 and 4. Sum of these terms=5+4=9 Shreya will get 5/9 of the total money and Bhoomika will get 4/9 of it. Amount that Shreya will get=95×36=20 Amount that Bhoomika will get=94×36=16 Therefore, Shreya and Bhoomika will get Rs. 20 and Rs. 16 respectively.