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A and B enter into partnership. A invests Rs. 16000 for 8 months and B remains in the business for 4 months. Out of a total profit, B claims 2/7 of the pr

A and B enter into partnership. A invests Rs. 16000 for 8 months and B remains in the business for 4 months. Out of a total profit, B claims 2/7 of the profit, B contributed

  • Option 1)

    Rs. 12500

  • Option 2)

    Rs. 10500

  • Option 3)

    Rs. 13600

  • Option 4)

    Rs. 12800

  • Option 5)

    -

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Option\: D

Let\: the\: total\: price \: be\: Rs. X\: then,

B= 2x/7     &      A= \left ( x-2 \right )/7

So, A:B = 5x/7 : 2x/7 = 5 : 2

Let \: B's \: capital\; be\: Rs.Y\: then\: \left ( 16000\ast 8 \right )/4y= 5/2

=> (16000\ast 8\ast 2)/(4\ast 5) = y

=> y = Rs. 12800

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