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**P and Q invested in a business. The profit earned was divided in the ratio 2 : 3. If P invested Rs 40000, the amount invested by Q is**

A. Rs. 40000
B. Rs. 50000
C. Rs. 60000
D. Rs. 70000
**Answer: Option C**

## Show Answer

Solution(By Apex Team)

Let the amount invested by Q = q.
$\begin{aligned}&40000:q=2:3\\
&\Rightarrow\frac{40000}{q}=\frac{2}{3}\\
&\Rightarrow q=40000\times\frac{3}{2}\\
&=\text{ Rs. }60000\end{aligned}$

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