### A starts 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 Answer: Option D

### Solution(By Apex Team)

Let B’s capital be Rs. x ∴ A’s share in 12 months = 3500 × 12 And, B’s share in 7 months = 7x Then, $\Large\frac{3500 \times 12}{7 x}=\frac{2}{3}$ $\begin{array}{l} \Rightarrow 14 x=126000 \\ \Rightarrow x=9000 \end{array}$

A. 5 : 7 : 8
B. 20 : 49 : 64
C. 38 : 28 : 21
D. None of these

A. Rs. 4000
B. Rs. 5000
C. Rs. 6000
D. Rs. 7000

A. Rs. 2380
B. Rs. 2300
C. Rs. 2280
D. Rs. 2260