A certain amount of money is shared between Ali and Rehman in the ratio 7 : 9.If Ali gets $32 less than Rehman, find the total amount of money that is shared between the two boys.
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Let A be Ali’s share and R be Rehman’s share then A=R-32.

A/R=7/9, so (R-32)/R=7/9,

9R-288=7R,

2R=288, R=144 so A=R-32=112.

Total amount shared=144+112=$256.

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