# Calculating the total amount invested using ratios in an algebraic word problem

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Four partners, A,B,C,D, invest in the ratio of 5:3:3:1 in their firm. If partner A invests $20,000, what is the total invested?

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#### Solution Summary

Ratios are used to calculate shares in a partnership. The total amount invested using in an algebraic word problem are given.

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