Maharashtra State BoardHSC Commerce 12th Board Exam
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Raghu, Madhu and Ramu Started a Business in a Partnership by Investing ₹ 60,000, ₹ 40,000 and ₹ 75,000 Respectively - Mathematics and Statistics

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Raghu, Madhu and Ramu started a business in a partnership by investing ₹ 60,000, ₹ 40,000 and ₹ 75,000 respectively.  At the end of the year they found that they have incurred a loss of ₹ 24,500. Find that how much loss each one had to bear.  

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Solution

Loss will be shared in proportion to the investments 

60,000 : 40,000 : 75,000 

i.e. 12 : 8 : 15 

Now 12 + 8 + 15 = 35 

∴ Raghu's loss = `12/35 xx 24500 = ₹ 8400`

∴ Madhu's loss = `8/35 xx 24500 = ₹ 5600`

∴ Ramu's loss = `15/35 xx 24500 = ₹ 10500`

Concept: Ratio, Proportion and Partnership
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