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A company made $4 million in the second quarter. This is 1/3 more than it made in the first quarter and 4/5 of what it made in the third quarter. How much did the company make in the three quarters combined? **Weegy:** A quarter means 1/4 of a whole. It also means .25 cents in American Currency. (More)

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1. let money made in 1st quarter be x..

then according to question, x + 1/3 of x = 4 million

on solving, x = 3 million

2. let money in 3rd quarter be y.

then according to question, 4/5 of y = 4 million

on solving, y = 5 million .

adding 1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter money, x+ 4+ y = 3+ 4+ 5 = 12 millions

Therefore the answer is 12 million , the company make in the three quarters combined.

1. let money made in 1st quarter be x..

then according to question, x + 1/3 of x = 4 million

on solving, x = 3 million

2. let money in 3rd quarter be y.

then according to question, 4/5 of y = 4 million

on solving, y = 5 million .

adding 1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter money, x+ 4+ y = 3+ 4+ 5 = 12 millions

Therefore the answer is 12 million , the company make in the three quarters combined.

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The smallest package weighed only 1/3 more than 1/2 the weight of the heaviest package. If the two packages combined weighed 100 kilograms, how much did the smaller package weigh?

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The smallest package weighed 40 kg, the larger package weighed 60 kg.

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