CLAT Sample Paper CLAT Sample Paper-10

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    A and B started a business with initial investment in the ratio 5 : 7. If after one year their profits were in the ratio 1 : 2 and the period for A's investment was 7 months, B invested the money for

    A)  6 months       

    B)  \[2\frac{1}{2}\] months

    C)         10 months       

    D)         4 months

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Let investments of A and B respectively be 5x and 7x and period of B's investment be y months. Then.        \[\frac{(5x)\times 7}{(7x)\times y}=\frac{1}{2}\,\]           \[\Rightarrow \] \[y=10\]

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