For How Long Time B Invested the Money ?

A and B started a business with Initial investment in the ratio 12:11 and their annual profit were in the ratio 4:1. If A invest the money for 11 months, B invested the money for:

  1. 3 months
  2. 4 months
  3. 5 months
  4. 7 months
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 21st May 2015 in Maths.
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    Answer: (1) 3 months

    Explanation:-

    A and B started a business with Initial investment in the ratio  = 12:11

    and their annual profit were in ratio = 4:1

    A invest the money  for = 11 months

    Let B invest the money for X months
    = (12 x 11): (11 x X) = 4: 1

    =  X = 3 months

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 22nd May 2015.
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