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It was agreed that A would invest Rs. 8000 for 3 months and B would invest Rs. 12000 for 9 months. What will be the share of A in an annual profit of Rs. 8800?


Rs. 1600.


Rs. 1700.


Rs. 1500.


Rs. 1800.

Ans: a

The profits are shared in the ratio of money-months contributed by the partners. Money-months contributed by A are 8000 × 3 = 24000, whereas those by B are 12000 × 9 = 108000. The ratio of these money-months is 2:9. This is the ratio in which the profits would be divided. A's share = 8800 × $2/{2 + 9}$ = Rs. 1600.

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