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### Question

A sum of Rs. 24000 is to be divided among three partners, P, Q and R, in the ratio 17 : 10 : 3. What is the difference between the shares of P and Q?

**A**

Rs. 5600.

**B**

Rs. 5602.

**C**

Rs. 5598.

**D**

Rs. 5604.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

The difference of shares of Q is in the ratio like this: ${17 - 10}/{17 + 10 + 3} × 24000$ = Rs. 5600.