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Two companies A and B injected 24 million in a failed enterprise. If the companies' losses were...

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Two companies A and B injected 24 million in a failed enterprise. If the companies' losses were in the ratio {eq}\frac{2}{5}: \frac{3}{10} {/eq} respectively, how much did Company B lose?

Ratios:

A ratio is the mathematical relationship between two quantities where it indicates how many of one quantity there is compared to another quantity. That is why it is important that the two ratios are expressed in the same manner or in its simplified form.

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The given value of the investments of Company A and Company B is a total of 24 million. The ratio of their share in the investment is:

$$\frac{2}{5}:...

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