# Question #2dc91

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Feb 1, 2018

The third person will have to pay 1/6 of the cost.

#### Explanation:

Let the total cost be

One of the three agrees to pay

So, the amount remaining to be payed will be:

Equating the denominators:

So, the third person will have to pay 1/6 of the cost.

Feb 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"the total cost can be represented by "1#

#"adding the fractions "1/2+1/3#

#"the "color(blue)"lowest common multiple "" of 2 and 3 is 6"#

#rArr1/2+1/3=(1/2xx3/3)+(1/3xx2/2)=3/6+2/6=5/6#

#"third person has to pay "1-5/6=6/6-5/6=1/6#

#"third person pays "1/6" of the cost"#