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A, B and C started a business in partnership by investing Rs. 18000. At the end of a year, A, B and C received Rs. 700, Rs. 500 and Rs. 600 respectively as profit share. Calculate the capital invested by A in the business.



A

Rs. 8000

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B

Rs. 9000

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C

Rs. 7000

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D

Rs. 2000

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Solution

The correct option is B

Rs. 7000


Ratio of profit share between A, B and C = 700 : 500 : 600 = 7 :  5 : 6
As they have invested for the same time period, the profit ratio is same as the investment ratio.

A's share in the investment
77+5+6× Total investment

= 718×18000 = 7000


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