# A family in Singapore part 28 (Math Question)

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Lower primary school mathematics question LPQ68

Sarin’s Father had \$2 325. He gave \$ 1450 to his wife and the rest to his daughter, Fatimah and the 2 sons, Sarin and Hairu. If each son got twice as much as daughter, how much did each son get?

Solution:

Drawn the Math model,

Note that each son got 2 times than the daughter got

From the model,

5 units = 2325 – 1450 = 875

1 unit = \$175

The amount of money each sons got = 175 × 2 = \$350