# A, B and C started a partnership business by investing Rs.12000, Rs.16000, Rs.20000 respectively.

A, B and C started a partnership business by investing Rs.12000, Rs.16000, Rs.20000 respectively. At the end of the year , the profit were distributed among them. If C's share of profit is 36000, What is the total profit?

## Answer/Solution

86400

### Steps/Work

A:B:C =12000:16000:20000

=3:4:5

Let total profit =p

Then pÃ—5/12=36000

p=(36000Ã—12)/5=86400

Answer is C.

=3:4:5

Let total profit =p

Then pÃ—5/12=36000

p=(36000Ã—12)/5=86400

Answer is C.