SSC Sample Paper SSC (Group-C) Sample Test Paper-4

  • question_answer 'A' begin business with Rs. 3750 and was joined afterwards by 'B' with Rs. 5000. When did 'B' 'join if the profit at the end of the year was divided equally?

    A)  After 9 months

    B)  After 7 months

    C)  After 3 months

    D)  After 5 months

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     Let, B remain in business for x months. According to the question, A and B get equal profit. \[\therefore \]    \[\frac{3750}{5000}=\frac{x}{12}\] \[\Rightarrow \]            \[5000\times x=3750\times 12\] \[\Rightarrow \]            \[x=\frac{3750\times 12}{5000}=9\] months i.e., B joined the business after 3 months.


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