SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 391: Answer and Explanation
17. $12,000 in winnings for a golf tournament were distributed in the ratio of 7:2:1 to the first-, second-, and third-place finishers, respectively. How much money did the first-place finisher receive?
Correct Answer: D
D The prize money ratio can also be written as 7x:2x:1x. Because the total prize money is $12,000,