# Three business partners Atieno, Wambui and Mueni contributed Sh. 50,000, Sh. 40,000 and Sh. 25,000 respectively to start a business

Class: Form 1

Subject: Mathematics

Topic: Rates, Ratios, Proportions and Percentages

## Lesson Summary

Three business partners Atieno, Wambui and Mueni contributed Sh. 50,000, Sh. 40,000 and Sh. 25,000 respectively to start a business. After some time they realized a profit which they decided to share in the ratio of their contributions. If Mueni’s share was sh.10,000,by how much was Atieno’s share more than that of Wambui?

### Text Answer

Atieno =50000

Wambui =40000

Mueni =25000

Ratio of contribution = 50:40:25

10:8:5

Profit = x

Mueni’s share = 523×X=10000

X = 10000×235= 46000

SO profit = 46000

Atieno’s share =1023x 46000 = 20000

Wambui’s share =823x 46000 = 16000

Their difference = 20000- 16000 =4000

Sh.4000

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