Consider the two scenarios..
In both scenarios, page C has no backlinks of it's own to external domains.
In the first scenario, page C has one internal link to Page A which in turn has 100 backlinks links from external doamins.
In the second scenario, page C has 2 internal links. One to page A and one to page B. Page A and B each have 50 backlinks to external domains.
All other factors being equal, in which scenario will Page C rank better?