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# A, B, C enter into a partnership by investing Rs.3600, Rs.4400 and Rs.2800. Since A is a working partner, he gets oneβfourth of the profit for his services and the remaining profit is divided among the three partners in the rate of their investments. What is the amount of profit B earns if A earns a total profit of Rs.8000?

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7777.77

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B

8777.77

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C

9777.77

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D

10777.77

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E

none

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Solution

## The correct option is C 9777.77 The ratio of their investments is 9:11:7. Let total profit be 'x'. So, 0.75x will be shared between the three partners in the rate of their investments. So, A's profit will be (112+14)x = 8000 → x = Rs.24000 ∴ B's profit will be 1127×24000 = Rs.9777.77

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