# Ratio of earnings of A and B is 8 : 9 respectively. If the earnings of A increase by 50% and the earnings of B decrease by 25%, the new ratio of their earnings becomes 16 : 9 respectively. What are A's earnings?

• 1Rs. 22000
• 2Rs. 28500
• 3Rs. 37000
• 4Cannot be determine
Explanation:-

Solution:
Let the earnings of A and B Rs. 8x and Rs. 9x respectively.
Then,
Hence, A's earnings cannot be determined.