Aptitude Discussion

Q. |
$A$, $B$ and $C$ enter into a partnership by investing Rs.3600, Rs.4400 and Rs.2800. $A$ is a working partner and gets a fourth of the profit for his services and the remaining profit is divided amongst the three in the rate of their investments. What is the amount of profit that $B$ gets if $A$ gets a total of Rs. 8000? |

✔ A. |
4888.88 |

✖ B. |
9333.33 |

✖ C. |
4000 |

✖ D. |
3666.66 |

**Solution:**

Option(**A**) is correct

Let $x$ be the profit.

Their investment ratio = $3600:4400:2800=9:11:7$

$A$'s profit of Rs. 8000 = \(\dfrac{1}{4}\times x+\dfrac{1}{3}\times \dfrac{3}{4}\times x=\dfrac{1}{2}\times x\)

\(x = \text{Rs }16,000\)

Therefore $B$'s profit = \(\dfrac{11}{27}\times \dfrac{3}{4}\times 16,000=\text{Rs }4888.88\)

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how 11/27 is coming?