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Three partners shared the profit in a business in the ratio 5 : 7 : 8. They had partnered for 14 months, 8 months and 7 months respectively. What was the ratio of their investments?

Option :

Answer:Option 1

Explanation:

Solution:
Let their investments be Rs. x for 14 months, Rs. y for 8 months and Rs. z for 7 months respectively.
Then, 14x : 8y : 7z = 5 : 7 : 8.
Now,
14x8y=5798x=40yy=49x20And, 14x7z=58112x=35zz=112x35=16x5Sox:y:z=x:49x20:16x5(Multiply by 20)20:49:64



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