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MCQ

**Choose the appropriate alternative from the given options:**

Bishan and Sudha were partners in firm sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 5 : 3. Alena was admitted as a new partner. It was decided that the new profit sharing ratio of Bishan, Sudha, and Alena will be 10: 6: 5. The sacrificing ratio of Bishan and Sudha will be:

#### Options

5 : 3

25: 78

6: 5

2: 1

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#### Solution

The correct answer is **5 : 3.**

__Working Notes: __

**Calculation of Sacrificing Ratio:**

Particulars |
Bishan |
Sudha |

Old Ratio | `5/8` | `3/8` |

New Ratio | `10/21` | `6/21` |

Sacrificing Ratio | `(5/8 – 10/21) = 25/168` | `(3/8 – 6/21) = 15/168` |

Sacrificing Ratio will be= 25: 15 or 5 : 3 |

Concept: Types of Ratios

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