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A starts a business by investing Rs. 28000. After 2 months, B joins with Rs. 20000 and after another 2 months C joins with Rs. 18000. At the end of 10 months from the start of the business, if B withdraws Rs. 2000 and C withdraws Rs. 2000, in what ratio should the profit be distributed among A, B and C at the end of the year ?

A. 12 : 7 : 5 B. 12 : 9 : 5 C. 12 : 6 : 3 D. 14 : 7 : 5 Answer: Option A
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A invests money for 12 months B invests money for 10 months C invests money for 8 months Ratio of profit of A to B to C $\begin{array}{l} =28000 \times 12: 20000 \times 8+18000 \times 2: 18000 \times 6+16000 \times 2 \\ =28 \times 12 \times 1000:(160+36) \times 1000:(108+32) \times 1000 \\ =28 \times 12: 160+36: 108+32 \\ =336: 196: 140 \\ =12: 7: 5 \end{array}$

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