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Kamal started a business investing Rs 9000. After five months, Sameer joined with a capital of Rs 8000. If at the end of the year, they earn a profit of Rs. 6970, then what will be the share of Sameer in the profit?

A.

Rs 2300

B.

Rs 2260

C.

Rs 2380

D.

Rs 2280

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option CExplanation

Now as per question, Kamal invested for 12 months and Sameer invested for 7 months.

So

Kamal:Sameer = (9000*12):(8000*7)

= 108:56

= 27:14

Sameer Ratio in profit will be

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A and B invests Rs.8000 and Rs.9000 in a business. After 4 months, A withdraws half of his capital and 2 months later, B withdraws one-third of his capital. In what ratio should they share the profits at the end of the year?

A.

37:45

B.

20:23

C.

34:43

D.

32:45

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option DExplanation

A : B

(8000*4)+(4000*8) : (9000*6)+(6000*6)

64000 : 90000

32 : 45

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Reena and Shaloo are partners in a business, Reena invests Rs, 35,000 for 8 months and Shaloo invests Rs. 42,000 for 10 months, out of a profit of Rs. 31,570, Reena’s share is :

A.

Rs. 18245

B.

Rs. 12628

C.

Rs. 10253

D.

Rs. 11235

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option BExplanation

Ratio of their shares = (35000 * 8) : (42000 * 10) = 2 : 3.

Reena’s share Rs. 31570 * (2 / 5) = Rs. 12628.

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A starts a 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. 8000

B.

Rs. 8500

C.

Rs. 9000

D.

Rs. 9500

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option CExplanation

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A began a business with Rs. 85,000. He was joined afterwards by B with Rs. 42,500. For how much period does B join, if the profits at the end of the year are divided in the ratio of 3 : 1?

A.

8 Months

B.

4 months

C.

6 months

D.

5 months

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option AExplanation

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A and B started a partnership business investing some amount in the ratio of 3 : 5. C joined them after six months with an amount equal to that of B. In what proportion should the profit at the end of one year be distributed amount A, B, and C

A.

6:10:5

B.

6:7:5

C.

3:7:5

D.

6:10:7

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option AExplanation

Let initial investment of A is 3x and B is 5x, then C investment is also 5x, but most important to note in this question is the time duration of the investment

Like, A invested for 12 months, B invested for 12 months and C invested for 6 months.

A:B:C =(3x*12):(5x*12):(5x*6)

= 36:60:30

= 6:10:5

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M and N start a business with Rs. 5000 and Rs. 7000 respectively. After 4 months O joins the business with Rs. 9000. At the end of the year, O gets Rs. 1800 as his share of profit then find the difference between profit got by N and M?

A.

Rs. 300

B.

Rs. 600

C.

Rs. 900

D.

Rs. 1200

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option BExplanation

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Manoj received Rs. 6000 as his share out of the total profit of Rs. 9000 which he and Ramesh earned at the end of one year. If Manoj invested Rs.120000 for 6 months, whereas Ramesh invested his amount for the whole year, what was the amount invested by Ramesh

A.

Rs. 3000

B.

Rs. 5000

C.

Rs. 4000

D.

Rs. 2000

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option BExplanation

Suppose Ramesh invested Rs. x. Then,

Manoj : Ramesh = 20000 * 6 : x * 12.

=> 120000/12x : 6000/3000

=> x = 120000/24 = 5000

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A and B rent a pasture for 10 months. A put in 80 cows for 7 months. How many can B put in for the remaining 3 months, if he pays half as much again as A?

A.

200

B.

280

C.

180

D.

120

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option BExplanation

80* 7: x* 3 = 1:1 1/2

560: 3x = 2: 3

x = 280

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A and B started a business in partnership investing Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 15,000 respectively. After six months, C joined them with Rs. 20,000. What will be B’s share in the total profit of Rs. 25,000 earned at the end of 2 years from the starting of the business?

A.

Rs. 10000

B.

Rs. 9500

C.

Rs. 8000

D.

Rs. 7500

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option DExplanation

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A, B, C rent a pasture. A puts 10 oxen for 7 months, B puts 12 oxen for 5 months and C puts 15 oxen for 3 months for grazing. If the rent of the pasture is Rs. 175, how much must C pay as his share of rent?

A.

Rs. 60

B.

Rs. 50

C.

Rs. 45

D.

Rs.55

Answer with explanation

Answer: Option CExplanation

A:B:C = (10×7):(12×5):(15×3)

= 70 :60 :45

= 14 :12 :9

C’s rent = Rs.(175×9/35)

=Rs. 45.

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