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### Question

X and Y invest in a business in the ratio 5 : 19. If X earns Rs. 1000, what is the profit?

**A**

Rs. 4800.

**B**

Rs. 4801.

**C**

Rs. 4799.

**D**

Rs. 4802.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

If X earns 5, the profit is 5 + 19. Then, if the earning is 1000, profit = ${5 + 19}/5$ × 1000 = Rs. 4800.