Buck and Harry - Dividing the $840 by the total number of...

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Buck and Harry By Nathan Sullivan With this problem two men purchased 3 horses for the total sum of $840. The first man Buck contributed $450 where the second man named Harry contributed $390. As the men walked they sold one horse for $840 and divided the money. Harry wants both of the horses along with his share of the money that they have made.
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Unformatted text preview: Dividing the $840 by the total number of the 3 horses making each horse worth $280. Because Harry keeps two of the horses he would have to pay $560 leavening him with only $280. When we figured out this problem we believed that Harry would keep both of the horses so to us this seemed a fair deal....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CORE, MATH 110 taught by Professor Scanelle during the Spring '08 term at Valparaiso.

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