SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 235: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 235

15. A $50,000 prize is divided among four winners in a ratio of 4:3:2:1. What is the greatest amount of money that any winner receives?

A. $5,000
B. $10,000
C. $12,500
D. $20,000
E. $40,000

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

D The sum of the parts is .

Therefore, the parts are , , , and of the whole. The largest share, then, is .

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