# Bishan and Sudha Were Partners in a 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 - Accountancy

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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:

• 5 : 3

• 25: 78

• 6: 5

• 2: 1

#### 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
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