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A and B started a venture with different investments. It was decided that A would get 20% of the profit as salary and the remaining profit would then be equally divided between the two of them. Had the entire profit been divided in the ratio of their investments, B would have received Rs. 5200 more as his share of the profit. The earning of A and B are respectively Rs. 16800 and Rs. 11200. Find the investments of A, if B invested Rs. 82000.

  • Option 1)

    Rs. 44000

  • Option 2)

    Rs. 58000

  • Option 3)

     Rs. 68000      

  • Option 4)

    Rs. 77000

  • Option 5)

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The earning of A & B is 16800 and 11200 according to the given condition.
If the profit been divided in the ratio of their investment B received


= 11200 + 5200 = Rs. 16400

Also \: A\: received =Rs.(28000-16400) = Rs. 11600

Let the investment of A is x

x/82000=11600/16400

=> x= 58000

hence \: the \: investment\: of\: A \: is\: Rs. 58000

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