A began a business with Rs. 85,000. He was joined afterwards by B with Rs. 42,500. For how much period does B join, if the profits at the end of the year are divided in the ratio of 3: 1?

  • Option 1)

    4 months         

  • Option 2)

    5 months

  • Option 3)

    6 months         

  • Option 4)

    8 months

  • Option 5)

    -

Answers (1)
R rishi raj


Suppose B joined after x months

then, \left ( 85000\ast 12 \right )/\left ( 42500\ast x \right ) = 3/1

=> x= 8

B joined after 8 months

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