Arithmatical  Partnership
DIRECTIONS : Problems based on Partnership.
13. 
A, B and C enter into a partnership. They invest Rs.40,000, Rs.80,000 and Rs.1,20,000 respectively. At the end of the first year, B withdraws Rs.40,000 while at the end of the second year, C withdraws Rs.80,000. In what ratio will the profit be shared at the end of 3 years? 

A. 2 : 3 : 5 

B. 3 : 4 : 7 

C. 4 : 5 : 9 

D. None of these 
Solution 
A : B: C  =(40000×36) : (80000×12+40000×24) : (120000×24+40000×12) 
=144 :192 :336 
= 3 : 4 : 7. 

14. 
A starts a business with Rs.3500 and after 5 months, B joins with A as his partner. After a year, the profit is divided in the ratio 2 : 3. What is B’s contribution in the capital? 

A. Rs.7500 

B. Rs.8000 

C. Rs.8500 

D. Rs.9000 
Solution 
Let B's capital be Rs.x. Then,  3500×12 ⁄ 7x 
=2⁄3 
‹=›14x = 126000 
x = 9000. 

15. 
A, B, C hired a car for Rs.520 and used it for 7,8 and 11 hours respectively. Hire charges paid by B were 

A. Rs.140 

B. Rs.160 

C. Rs.180 

D. Rs.220 
Solution 
A : B : C  = 7 : 8 : 11. 
Hire charges paid by B  = Rs(520×8/26) 
= Rs.160. 
