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**A, B and C entered in to a partnership by investing Rs. 15400, Rs.18200 and Rs. 12600 respectively. B left after 6 months. If after 8 months, there was a profit of Rs. 28790, then what is the share of C in the profit ?**

A. Rs. 8712
B. Rs. 9432
C. Rs. 8352
D. Rs. 8568
**Answer: Option A**

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Solution(By Apex Team)

$\begin{array}{l}\text{Investment of A for 8 months}\\
\text{= Rs. 15400}\\
\text{Investment of B for 6 months}\\
\text{= Rs. 18200}\\
\text{Investment of C for 8 months}\\
\text{= Rs. 12600}\\
\text{Ratio of the share of A, B and C}\\
=15400 \times 8: 18200 \times 6: 12600 \times 8 \\
=154 \times 8: 182 \times 6: 126 \times 8 \\
=44: 39: 36
\end{array}$
$\begin{array}{l}\text{Sum of the terms of ratio}\\
=44+39+36\\
=119\end{array}$
$\begin{aligned}&\therefore\text{ Share of }\mathrm{C}\\
&=\text{ Rs. }\left(\frac{36}{119}\times28790\right)\\
&=\text{Rs.}.8710\approx\text{Rs}.8712\end{aligned}$

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