# Divide 20 pens between Sheela and Sangeeta in the ratio of 3 : 2.

**Solution:**

The ratio of dividing pens between Sheela and Sangeeta = 3: 2

Now,

Let the total number of pens be (3 + 2) x = 5x

5x = 20

x = 4

The total number of pens with Sheela = 3x

3 × 4 = 12

The total number of pens with Sangeeta = 2x

2 × 4 = 8

Therefore, Sheela gets 12 pens and Sangeeta gets 8 pens.

Maths NCERT Solutions Class 6 Chapter 12 Exercise 12.1 Question 14

## Divide 20 pens between Sheela and Sangeeta in the ratio of 3: 2.

**Summary:**

On dividing 20 pens between Sheela and Sangeeta in the ratio of 3: 2, Sheela gets 12 pens and Sangeeta gets 8 pens.