Srikant and Vividh started a business investing amounts of $Rs.185000$ and $Rs.225000,$ respectively.If Vividh's share in the profit earned by them is $Rs.9000,$ what is the total profit earned by them together?

A

$Rs.17400$

B

$Rs.16400$

C

$Rs.16800$

D

$Rs.17800$

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Correct option is B)

Ratio of investment by Srikant and Vividh $=185000/225000=185/225=37/45$

therefore there profit sharing will be in the same ratio $=37/45=k$ (ratio constant)