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A, B and C start a partnership business by investing in the ratio 2:3:7. It was agreed that (1/3)rd of the profit would be divided equally, and the remaining proportionately. What is B's share in a profit of Rs. 10800?


Rs. 3000.


Rs. 3100.


Rs. 2900.


Rs. 3200.

Ans: a

Profit to be proportioned is $(2 × 10800)/3$ = 7200. B's share in this is $(3 × 7200)/(2 + 3 + 7)$ = Rs. 1800. To this add 1/9 of the profit = 10800/9 = 1200. The total share = Rs. 3000.

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