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A starts business with Rs. 3500 and after 5 months, B joins with A as his partner. After a year, the profit is divided in the ratio 2 : 3. What is B's contribution in the capital?

A) Rs. 7500 B) Rs. 8000
C) Rs. 8500 D) Rs. 9000

Answer:   D) Rs. 9000

Explanation:

Let B's capital be Rs. x.

Then,\inline {\color{Blue}\left ( \frac{3500\times 12}{7x}=\frac{2}{3} \right )}

=> 14x = 126000

=> x = 9000.

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K and L start a business jointly. K invests Rs.16000 for 8 months and L remains in the business for 4 months. Out of the total profit L claims 2/7th share. How much money is contributed by L?

A) Rs. 13,204 B) Rs. 14,521
C) Rs. 12,800 D) Rs. 15,000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rs. 12,800

Explanation:

Given share of L is 2/7 th of profit. Then, their profits are divided in to 5:2 ratio.
Ratio of K and L is

x = Rs. 12,800.

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Madhu started a business and he invested in 76000, After some month, Amar came to join with him and invest 57000.The end of the year the total profit was divided among them into ratio form 2 : 1.Find after how many months Amar join.

A) 7 months B) 8 months
C) 3 months D) 4 months
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 4 months

Explanation:

we can assume that Amar join into business after x months. So Amar money was invest into  (12 – x ) months.

 912000 = 114000 ( 12 – x ) = 114 ( 12 – x ) = 912   x = 4
After 4 months amar join the business.

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A began a business with Rs. 85000. He was joined afterwards by B with Rs. 42,500. For how much perod does B join, if the profits at the end of the year are divided in the ratio of 3:1 ?

A) 8 months B) 6 months
C) 7 months D) 9 months
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 8 months

Explanation:

Suppose B joined for x months.
Given profit is divided in the ratio 3:1. Then,

 x = 8 months.

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Ravi, Anand and Pranay are running a business firm in partnership. What is Anand's share in the profit earned by them?
a. Ravi, Anand and Pranay invested the amounts in the ratio of 2 : 4 : 7.
b. Pranay's share in the profit is Rs. 8750.

A) Only a is sufficient B) Neither a nor b is sufficient
C) Only b is sufficient D) Both a and b sufficient
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Both a and b sufficient

Explanation:

Given Pranay's profit in the share is Rs. 8750
But given that their investments are in the ratio 2:4:7
= 8750
P = 16250
Now Anand's share = =Rs.5000

Thus both staements a and b are sufficient to answer this question.

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Karan started a business investing Rs 29000. After five months, Satish joined with a capital of Rs 18000. If at the end of the year, they earn a profit of Rs. 16970, then what will be the share of Satish in the profit ?

A) Rs. 5422 B) Rs. 5489
C) Rs. 4511 D) Rs. 6145
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rs. 4511

Explanation:

Now as per question, Karan invested for 12 months and Satish invested for 7 months.
So
Karan:Satish = (29000*12):(18000*7)
= 348:126
= 58:21

Satish Ratio in profit will be
=(16970 )=Rs. 4511

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