



 
Mafiza, The correct answer is whatever A and B agreed when they decided to go into partnership. I expect however that you are to assume that they agreed that A's fraction of the profit is the same as his fraction of the initial investment. The initial investment was $\$6000 + \$8000 = \$14000$ and hence the fraction of the initial investment that came from A was \[\frac{\$6000}{\$14000} = \frac{6}{14} = \frac37\] and hence A's will get three sevenths of the $\$21000$ profit. Penny
 


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