An amount of Rs. 4836 is divided among X, Y and Z such that if their shares be reduced by Rs. 12, Rs. 6 and Rs. 18 respectively, the remainders shall be in the ratio of 4 : 3 : 5. then, Y's share was :

Rs. 1206

Rs. 2008

Rs. 1606

Rs. 2204

Solution: Remainder = Rs. [4836 - (12+6+18)] = Rs. 4800. .'. Y's share = Rs. [(4800*3/12)+6] = 1200+6 = Rs. 1206

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