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Between October 2009 and October 2010, the estates of person A, person B, and person C earned a total of $230 million. Together, the estates of person B and person C earned $50 million less than the estate of person A. The estate of person A earned 3.5 times as much as the estate of person C.

Jun 20th, 2015

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A+B+C=$230

4.5C+B=$230.......1

B+C+$50=3.5C.........11

$230-4.5C+C-3.5C=-$50

-7C=-280

C=$40

A=3.5*$40=$140

B=$50

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