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## #1 2015-04-16 10:12:24

### Total Profit:

**Question:**

A total profit of Rs. 3,600 is to be distributed amongst A, B and C such that A : B = 5 : 4 and B : C = 8 : 9. The share of C in the profit is:

**Option A):**

Rs. 1,500**Option B):**

Rs. 1,650**Option C):**

Rs. 1,200**Option D):**

Rs. 1,700

**Correct Answer is Option C):**

Rs. 1,200

**Explanation:**

Total Profit = Rs. 3600.

Profit ratio, .

A : B = 5 : 4.

B : C = 8 : 9.

As B is common in both ratio, we make B equal in both ratio by multiplying One B in another.

A : B = 5 : 4*8.

B : C = 8*4 :9.

So, ratio of .

A : B : C = 40 : 32 : 36 = 10 : 8 : 9.

Now, .

C shares in profit = (3600 * 9)/27 = Rs. 1200.

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