# What is the total investment of Manoj if he gains 23% profit over all.

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After dividing an amount into two parts, Manoj invests these parts in two different business. In first, he gains 50% profit whereas in second he has a loss of 25 %.Total profit of Manoj in first business is 1888 rupee.

What is the total investment of Manoj if he gains 23% profit over all.

posted Dec 17, 2015

Investment by Manoj is x and Y
P1 (profit)=(x/2)=1888...................................................(i)
=> x=3776
P2(loss)=(-y/4)................................................................(ii)
Total profit=P=(x+y)*23/100..........................................(iii)
P1+P2=P
1888-y/4=(x+y)*23/100...............................from (i),(ii),(iii)
1888-y/4=(3776+y)*23/100
=> y=2124
Total investment=x+y=3776+2124=5900
Ans is Total investment by Manoj is 5900 rupees

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