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**P, Q and R invested some amount to start a business. P invest 500 for 12 months, Q invest 600 for some months and R invested 540 more than 2 months invested by Q.At the end of the year total profit earned is Rs.2200 while Q received Rs.480 then Q invested foe how many months ?**

A.7 months

B.9months

C.10 months

D.8 months

E.None of theseAnswer –**D.8 months**

**Explanation :**

500*12 : 600*x : 540*x+2

500*12 : 600*8 : 540*10

6000:4800:5400 = 60:48:54 = 10:6:9

Q = 2000*6/25 = 480**A, B, C start a business. A contributes 1/5 of total capital invested in business. B contributes as much as A and C together. Total profit at the end of the year was Rs.7200.What was B’s Share in the profit ?**

A.Rs.4200

B.Rs.2400

C.Rs.3600

D.Rs.2700

E.None of theseAnswer –**C.Rs.3600**

**Explanation :**

A = x/5

Remaining = 4x/5 = B+C

B = x/2 ,C = 4x/5 –x/2 =3x/10

x/5 : x/2 : 3x/10 = 2:5:3

P = 7200*5/10 = 3600**Prabu, Hari and Riya started a business in partnership by investing Rs.38500, Rs.49500 and X respectively. At the end of the year they earned a total profit of Rs.101500 and Riya’s share in the profit is 45500 find X ?**

A.Rs.71500

B.Rs.50200

C.Rs.40000

D.Rs.75000

E.None of theseAnswer –**A.Rs.71500**

**Explanation :**

X = 71500

38500*12:49500*12 : x*12 = 7:9:12x = 7:9:13

Profit = 101500*13/29 = 45500**Vinay started a business by investing Rs. 32000.After 2 months Vardhan joined him with some investments. At the end of the year the total profit was divided in the ratio 8:5.How much capital was invested by Vardhan ?**

A.Rs.30,000

B.Rs.28,000

C.Rs.19,000

D.Rs.24,000

E.None of theseAnswer –**D.Rs.24,000**

**Explanation :**

32000*12/x*10 = 8/5

19,20,000 = 80x

X = 1920000/80 = 24,000**A Company makes a profit of Rs.7,60,000, 20% of which is paid as taxes. If the rest is divided among the partners X, Y and Z in the ratio 5:3:4 then the share of X is**

A.Rs.1,40,000

B.Rs.1,52,000

C.Rs.1,20,000

D.Rs.2,00,000

E.None of theseAnswer –**B.Rs.1,52,000**

**Explanation :**

20% = 760000*20/100 = 152000

Remaining = Rs.6,08,000

X = 6,08,000*3/12 = 1,52,000**Rs.9750 are divided among K,L and M so that K may receive one half as much as L and M together receive and L receive one fifth of what K and M together receive.How much did M recieve**

A.4875

B.2760

C.3505

D.3875

E.None of theseAnswer –**A.4875**

**Explanation :**

K =L+M/2

L = K+M/4

2:1:3 = 9750*3/6 = 4875**Sahir started a software business by investing Rs. 30,000 . After six months , Nikil Joined him with a capital of Rs. 50,000 . After 2 years , they earned a profit of Rs . 22,500 . What was Sahir’s share in the profit ?**

A.Rs.10,800

B.Rs.9,700

C.Rs.11,500

D.Rs.10,000

E.None of theseAnswer –**D.Rs.10,000**

**Explanation :**

30,000*4 : 50,000*3 = 12:15 = 4:5

Sahir = 22500*4/9 = 10000**In a business Ishu invested 4 times that of Kathir and the period of investment of Ishu is 1/2 times that of Kathir.Then their profit ratio is:**

A.1:2

B.2:1

C.3:1

D.2:3

E.None of theseAnswer –**B.2:1**

**Explanation :**

4:1

½ :1 => 1:2

Ratio of profit = 4:2 = 2:1**In a partnership, A invests 1 / 2 of the capital for 1 / 3 of the time, B invests 1 / 4 of the capital for 1 / 3 of the time and C invests for 1/5 for 1/4 of the time. Out of the profit of Rs. 17622 at the end of a year, find A’s share in the profit.**

A.Rs.9790

B.Rs.8760

C.Rs.1080

D.Rs.7650

E.None of theseAnswer –**A.Rs.9790**

**Explanation :**

(1 / 2 × 1 / 3) : (1 / 4 × 1 / 3) : ( 1 / 5 × 1 / 4)

(1 / 6) : (1 / 12) : (1 / 20) = (10 / 60) : (5 / 60) : (3 / 60)

10 : 5 : 3

A’s profit = 17622*10/18 = Rs.9790**M start a business with Rs.26000 after 3 months N joined with Rs.16000. After some more months K joined with Rs.25000. At the end of the year they earned a total profit of Rs. 17000 and K gets Rs.4208 as his share.After how many months K joined the business after N ?**

A.3

B.4

C.5

D.2

E.None of theseAnswer –**A.3**

**Explanation :**

26000*12 : 16000*9 : 25000*6

312:144:150 = 156 : 72 : 75

K’s share = 17000* 75/303 = 4208

9-6 = 3

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