# Aptitude Questions: Partnership Set 8

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1. 2 friends – A and B invested in a business by investing Rs 4000 and Rs 6000 respectively. After 8 months, A added Rs 400 more and B withdrew Rs 400. What is the profit of B from a total profit of Rs 14,250 after the end of a year?
A) Rs 8,090
B) Rs 10,500
C) Rs 9,500
D) Rs 8,360
E) Rs 7,850
D) Rs 8,360
Explanation:

A : B
4000*8 + 4400*4 : 6000*8 + 5600*4
31 : 44
So B gets = (44/75) * 14,250

2. 2 friends – A and B invested in a business by investing Rs 10,000 and Rs 12,000 respectively. After 8 months, both took out Rs 2,000. What is the profit of B from a total profit of Rs 24,800 after the end of a year?
A) Rs 13,600
B) Rs 12,600
C) Rs 16,200
D) Rs 13,800
E) Rs 20,700
A) Rs 13,600
Explanation:

A : B
10000*8 + 8000*4 : 12000*8 + 10000*4
14 : 17
So B gets = (17/31) * 24,800

3. 3 partners started a business. A, B and C invested Rs 5000, Rs 6000 and Rs 7000 respectively. After 4 months all invested the same amount as before for another 4 months. And then each of them invested Rs 1000 more. If after a year a total profit of Rs 46,500 is made, what is the profit of C?
A) Rs 20,000
B) Rs 16,700
C) Rs 17,050
D) Rs 18,000
E) Rs 18,500
D) Rs 18,000
Explanation:

5000*4 +10,000*4 + 11,000*4 : 6000*4 +12,000*4 + 13,000*4 : 7000*4 +14,000*4 + 15,000*4
26 : 31 : 36
So C gets = (36/93) * 46,500

4. The investment of A is twice as that of B and thrice as that of C. B invested for twice the months than A and thrice the months than C. Who will earn the highest profit?
A) A
B) B
C) C
D) Cannot be determined
E) None of these
E) None of these
Explanation:

If A invested Rs x, then B Rs (x/2) and C invests Rs (x/3).
Let B invested for y months, then A for (y/2)months, and C for (y/3) months
So ratio of profit shares-
A : B : C
x*(y/2) : (x/2)*(y) : (x/3)*(y/3)
1/2 : 1/2 : 1/9 = 9 : 9 : 2
Both A and B gets equal and highest profits.

5. Out of the total investment, A invested 1/4th , B invested 1/3rd of the remaining and C the remaining. B earned Rs 10,000 after a year. Find the yearly profit of all.
A) Rs 45,000
B) Rs 40,000
C) Rs 58,500
D) Rs 49,600
E) Rs 65,900
B) Rs 40,000
Explanation:

Let total investment = Rs x
Then A’s = (1/4)*x
Remaining = 3/4th of x
So B’s investment = (1/3)*(3x/4) = x/4
And C’s = x – (x/4 + x/4) = x/2
so ratio of profits = x/4 : x/4 : x/2 = 1 : 1 : 2
so 1/4 * x = 10,000
x = 40,000

6. A and B invested Rs 20,000 and Rs 25,000 in a business for 1 year and 8 months respectively. A being a working partner earned 25/3% profit out of a total profit of Rs 60,000 and after this the profit was divided in the ratio of their investments. What is the share of B in the annual profit?
A) Rs 30,000
B) Rs 26,000
C) Rs 25,600
D) Rs 27,800
E) Rs 25,000
E) Rs 25,000
Explanation:

A’s share : B’s share
20,000*12 : 25,000*8
6 : 5
A got its salary as = [(25/3)/100] * 60,000 = 5000
Remaining profit = 60,000 – 5000 = 55,000
So B gets = 5/11 * 55000

7. Out of a total profit of Rs 19,600, B received Rs 10,000 as his share. If A invested Rs 8,000 for 6 months while B invested his amount for 5 months, then what is the amount invested by B?
A) Rs 6,000
B) Rs 8,500
C) Rs 8,500
D) Rs 10,000
E) None of these
D) Rs 10,000
Explanation:

Profits ratio = 8000*6 : x*5 = 9600 : x
So
[x/(9600+x)] * 19,600 = 10,000
Solve, x = 10,000

8. A, B and C received their profit shares in the raio 4 : 6 : 9 respectively. A and B received a total of Rs 60,000. What is the amount that C and A got together?
A) Rs 66,000
B) Rs 90,000
C) Rs 54,000
D) Rs 78,000
E) Rs 59,140
D) Rs 78,000
Explanation:

Their shares are 4x, 6x, 9x resp.
4x + 6x = 60,000
x = 6,000
So C got 9*6000 = 54,000 and A got 4*6000 = 24000
So total = 78,000

9. A, B and C start a business and their investments are in the ratio 4 : 3 : 6. Both A and B starts the business and C joins them after 6 months. It was decided that C will get a monthly salary of Rs 500 from the annual profits. C’s total salary came out to be 10% of the annual profit after a year. What is the share of A in the total profits?
A) Rs 9,500
B) Rs 11,500
C) Rs 10,800
D) Rs 10,000
E) Rs 12,800
C) Rs 10,800
Explanation:
After a year C gets salary = 500*6 = Rs 3,000 [Since C was for 6 months in the business with each month earning 500]
So 10% of total profit after a year = 3,000
Total profit = Rs 30,000
A invested for 12 months, B for 12, and C for 6 months
Ratio of profit shares =
4*12 : 3*12 : 6*6 = 4 : 3 : 3
Profit left after deducting salary of C = 30,000 – 3,000 = 27,000
So share of A = [4/(4+3+3)] * 27,000

10. A, B and C invested Rs 1000 for 8 months, Rs 1200 for 6 months and Rs 1500 for some months. Out of a total profit of Rs 5,675 as profit, A received Rs 2000. For how much months did C invested?
A) 7
B) 4
C) 5
D) 6
E) None of these
C) 5
Explanation:

1000*8 : 1200*6 : 1500*x
80 : 72 : 15x
So 80/(80+72+15x) * 5675 = 2000
Solve, x = 5

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