Question

A, B and C enter into partnership by making investments in the ratio 3: 5: 7. After a year, C invests another Rs 337600 while A withdraws Rs 45600. The ratio of investments then changes to 24: 59: 167. How much does A invest initially?

A 1,46,000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B 1,41,600 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C 1,56,000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D 1,14,600 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

Let their investment be =3x, 5x, 7x After a year A investment = 3x - 45600 B investment= 5x C investment =7x + 337600   New ratio = 3x - 45600: 5x  (3x-45600)/5x=24/59   x = 47200 So A investment =47200 × 3 =1, 41, 600 

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