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### Question 1

A, B and C hire a coffee vending machine. A uses it for 5 hours and prepares 8 cups, B uses it for 17 hours and prepares 4 cups and C uses it for 19 hours and prepares 3 cups. If the total rent is Rs. 990, how much should A pay?

### Question 2

X and Y invest in a business in the ratio 5 : 19. If X earns Rs. 1000, what is the profit?

### Question 3

Mr. X and Mr. Y start a venture with investments in the ratio 4 : 17. After 3 months, X withdraws $1/4$^{th} of his capital, and Y withdraws $1/17$^{th} of his capital. If the profit at the end of 10 months is 1176, then what is the share of X?

### Question 4

A, B and C start a partnership business by investing in the ratio 2:3:7. It was agreed that (1/3)^{rd} of the profit would be divided equally, and the remaining proportionately. What is B's share in a profit of Rs. 10800?

### Question 5

A, B and C start a partnership business by investing equal amounts of money. What would be the share of B if the annual profit is Rs. 4800, and the time for which they invested are in an AP?

**A**

Rs. 1600.

**B**

Rs. 1700.

**C**

Rs. 1500.

**D**

Rs. 1800.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Let the times be a - d, a and a + d. The amounts are same but times are different. So the share should be in the ratio of times. Share of B = $(time of B)/(sum of times)$ × 4800 = $a/{3a}$ × 4800 = Rs. 1600.

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Updated on 2020-02-07. Published on: 2016-04-26