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Question

A, B and C start a partnership business by investing equal amounts of money. What would be the share of B if the annual profit is Rs. 3600, and the time for which they invested are in an AP?

A

Rs. 1200.

B

Rs. 1300.

C

Rs. 1100.

D

Rs. 1400.

Soln.
Ans: a

Let the times be a - d, a and a + d. The amounts are same but times are different. So the share should be in the ratio of times. Share of B = $(time of B)/(sum of times)$ × 3600 = $a/{3a}$ × 3600 = Rs. 1200.


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