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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Out of the three partners in a business, the capital of A is twice that of B and the capital of B is twice that of C. If at the end of the year, the profit is $10,500, find out the share of each.

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**luca-deltodesco****Member**- Registered: 2006-05-05
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ehm, i dont know exactly what you mean by capital, but supposing its the same as profit?

10500 / 7 = 1500

C gets 1500

B gets 3000

A gets 6000

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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luca-deltodesco,

Capital is in the investment made at the start of business. Usually, the profit is shared in accordance with the capital, as in this question.

Your answer is correct!

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