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Let Tom’s amount be T then Megan’s amount is 3T/2. Added together they have 5T/2=2.00, so Tom, T=⅖ of £2=80p. Tom has 80p.

Megan has 1½ times this which is £1.20. 

Tom has 40×2p=80p so Megan has 40×3p=£1.20, so the answer fits!

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let the amount be x 3:2 2x+3x=5x Tom= 2/5 = 80p Megan = £2-80p=£1.20
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