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A and B invest in a business in the ratio 9 : 19. It was decided that any loss would be shared in the inverse ratio of the investments. If the total loss is Rs. 16800, what is the burden on A?

A

Rs. 11400.

B

Rs. 11500.

C

Rs. 11300.

D

Rs. 11600.

Soln.
Ans: a

The loss is divided in the inverse ratio as their shares. So A's loss = $19/{9 + 19}$ × 16800 = Rs. 11400.


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