###
**A and B invest Rs. 3000 and Rs. 2400 respectively in a business. If after one year there is a loss Rs. 720, how much loss will B bear? (loss or profit is in proportion to their investment)**

A. Rs. 72
B. Rs. 320
C. Rs. 400
D. Rs. 360
**Answer: Option B**

## Show Answer

Solution(By Apex Team)

∵ Loss will be divided according to their investment ratio =
$\begin{array}{l}A:\quad B\\
3000:2400\\
5:4\\
\text{ Loss of }B=\frac{4}{(5+4)}\times720\\
=\text{ Rs. }320\end{array}$

## Related Questions On Partnership

### 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?

A. 5 : 7 : 8B. 20 : 49 : 64

C. 38 : 28 : 21

D. None of these

### Three partners A , B , C start a business . B’s Capital is four times C’s capital and twice A’s capital is equal to thrice B’s capital . If the total profit is Rs 16500 at the end of a year ,Find out B’s share in it.

A. Rs. 4000B. Rs. 5000

C. Rs. 6000

D. Rs. 7000

### Kamal started a business investing Rs. 9000. After five months, Sameer joined with a capital of Rs 8000. If at the end of the year, they earn a profit of Rs. 6970, then what will be the share of Sameer in the profit ?

A. Rs. 2380B. Rs. 2300

C. Rs. 2280

D. Rs. 2260

### P and Q invested in a business. The profit earned was divided in the ratio 2 : 3. If P invested Rs 40000, the amount invested by Q is

A. Rs. 40000B. Rs. 50000

C. Rs. 60000

D. Rs. 70000