In How Many Months Both A and B were Together? If

A began a business with Rs.85, 000. After some time B joined with Rs.42, 500. After 12 months the profits were divided in the ratio of 3:1. For how many months both A and B were together?

  1. 4 months
  2. 5 months
  3. 6 months
  4. None of these
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 13th June 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (4) none of these.
Explanation:-

Let be the A joined for X months
Then, (85000 x 12) / (42, 500 x X) = 3/1
3X = 2 x 12
X = 24/3
X = 8 months.

Hence, the answer is (4) none of these.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 13th June 2015.
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