What is the Profit share of B? If

A and B invest in a business in the ratio 3:2. If 5% of the total profit goes to charity and A’s share is Rs. 855, the total profit is:

  1. Rs.1425
  2. Rs. 1500
  3. Rs.1537.50
  4. None of these
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 13th June 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (2) Rs.1500
Explanation:-

A and B invest in a business in the ratio = 3: 2
Let be the total profit = Rs.100
After paying to charity, A’s share = 95 x 3/5 = Rs.57
If A share is Rs.57
Then, total profit = Rs.100
If A’s share Rs.855
Then, total profit = 100 x 855/57 = Rs.1500

Hence, the answer is (2) Rs.1500

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 13th June 2015.
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