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A starts a venture with Rs. 50. After 7 months B also joins him. At the end of the year, the profits were shared in the ratio 5 : 19. What was the investment of B?

A

Rs. 456.

B

Rs. 556.

C

Rs. 356.

D

Rs. 656.

Soln.
Ans: a

Money-months contributed contributed by A = 50 × 12 = 600. So money months of B should be $19/5 × 600$, therefore, money of B = $19/5 × 600/5$ = Rs. 456.


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