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### Question

X and Y invest in a business in the ratio 7 : 15. If X earns Rs. 3500, what is the profit?

**A**

Rs. 11000.

**B**

Rs. 11001.

**C**

Rs. 10999.

**D**

Rs. 11002.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

If X earns 7, the profit is 7 + 15. Then, if the earning is 3500, profit = ${7 + 15}/7$ × 3500 = Rs. 11000.