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**X and Y are partners in a business. They invest in the ratio 5 : 6, at the end of 8 months X withdraws his capital. If they receive profits in the ratio of 5 : 9. Find how long Y’s investment was used ?**

A. 12 months
B. 10 months
C. 15 months
D. 14 months
**Answer: Option A**

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Solution(By Apex Team)

Let Y’s investment is used for T months → Now by using formula
$\Large\frac{5 \times 8}{6 \times \mathrm{T}_{2}}=\frac{5}{9}$
T = 12 months

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