**Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic – Time and Work**

**Question**

Amal can complete a job in 10 days and Bimal can complete it in 8 days. Amal, Bimal and Kamal together complete the job in 4 days and are paid a total amount of Rs 1000 as remuneration. If this amount is shared by them in proportion to their work, then Kamal’s share, in rupees, is

A) 100

B) 200

C) 300

D) 400

**Answer**

Option (A)

**Solution**

From CAT 2017 – Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic – Time and Work, we can see that,

Amount of work done by Amal in 1 day = 1/10

Amount of work done by Bimal in 1 day = 1/8

Amount of work done by Kamal in 1 day = 1/k

All of them together can complete a work in 4 days. So,

1/10 + 1/8 + 1/k = ¼

On solving, we get, k = 40

Ration of work done by them = 1/10: 1/8: 1/40 = 4:5:1

Ratio of work done by Kamal = 1/10

Amount received by Kamal = 1000/10 = 100

Option (A)

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