# Three partners shared the profit in a business in the ratio 5 : 7 : 8. They had partnered for 14 months, 8 months and 7 months respectively. What was the ratio of their investments? Option 1) 5 : 7 : 8            Option 2) 20 : 49 : 64      Option 3) 38 : 28 : 21      Option 4) None of theseOption 5) 83 : 82 : 12

$Investment \: \: \: \: \: \: \: \: 5/14 : 7/8 : 8/7$
$= \left ( 20 : 49 : 64 \right )/56$
$= 20 : 49 : 64$