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A is a active partner and B is a inactive partner in business. A puts in Rs. 5000 and B puts in Rs. 6000. A received 15% of the profit for managing the business and the rest is divided in proportion to their capitals. The amounts received by A out of the profit of Rs. 880 in all is ?

A. Rs. 132 B. Rs. 340 C. Rs. 472 D. Rs. 492 Answer: Option C
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Total profit = Rs. 880 Since A gets 15% of total profit for management ∴ Remaining profit $\begin{aligned}&=880-\frac{880\times15}{100}\\ &=\text{ Rs. }748\end{aligned}$ $\begin{array}{ccc}&\mathrm{A}&&\mathrm{B}\\ \text{ Amount }&5000&&6000\\ \text{ Ratio of Capital }&5&:&6\end{array}$ The remaining profit is being divided in the ratio of their capital A’s share of profit $\begin{aligned}&=\frac{748}{(5+6)}\times5\\ &=\text{ Rs. }340\end{aligned}$ Total profit received by A = 340 + 132 = Rs. 472

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