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Three investors, A, B and C, start a business with contributions in the ratio 2:3:5. What is the share of A if the annual profit is Rs. 10000?

A

Rs. 2000.

B

Rs. 2100.

C

Rs. 1900.

D

Rs. 2200.

Soln.
Ans: a

The profits are divided in proportion to the amount invested by each party. A's share = $2/{2 + 3 + 5}$ × 10000 = Rs. 2000.


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