Question

# P and Q invested Rs. 700 and Rs. 500 respectively. If the loss incurred after one year is Rs. 132, the loss incurred by A is Rs. 79 and the loss incurred by B is Rs. 55. Is this statement True or False?

A

True

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False

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C

Insufficient Data

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D

Depends on the time the money is invested for

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Solution

## The correct option is B False Ratio of investment made by A and B = 700 : 500 = 7 : 5 Part of A's loss = 712 ∴ in Rs. 132, A's loss = 132 × 712=Rs. 77 Part of B's loss = 512 ∴ in Rs. 132, B's loss = 132 × 512=Rs. 55 Hence, the above statement is false.

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