A and B started a partnership business investing some amount in the ratio of 3 : 5. C joined then after six months with an amount equal to that of B. In what proportion should the profit at the end of one year be distributed among A, B and C?

  • Option 1)

    3 : 5 : 2

  • Option 2)

    3 : 4 : 5

  • Option 3)

    6 : 10 : 5

  • Option 4)

    Data inadequate

  • Option 5)

    3 : 5 : 5

Answers (1)

Option C
Let \: the\: initial\: investments\: of\: A \: and\: B \: be\: 3x \: and\: 5x

A : B : C= \left ( 3x\ast 1 \right ) : \left ( 5x\ast 12 \right ) : \left ( 5x\ast 6 \right )

                      = 36 : 60 : 30

                      = 6 : 10 : 5

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