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A, B and C start a partnership business. A invests Rs. 900 and C invests Rs. 600. What should B have invested if it wanted to earn a share of Rs. 400 in the annual profit of Rs. 800?


Rs. 750.


Rs. 850.


Rs. 650.


Rs. 950.

Ans: a

By inspection, the desired share is 1/2 of the annual profit. So B should have contributed half of the capital, which is ${900 + 600}/2$ = Rs. 750.

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