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A and B invest in a business in the ratio 3 : 19. It was decided that any loss would be shared in the inverse ratio of the investments. If the total loss is Rs. 17600, what is the burden on A?


Rs. 15200.


Rs. 15300.


Rs. 15100.


Rs. 15400.

Ans: a

The loss is divided in the inverse ratio as their shares. So A's loss = $19/{3 + 19}$ × 17600 = Rs. 15200.

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