# Thread: Business Mathemetics: began w/ joint capital of $790000, earned profit of$21296

1. ## Business Mathemetics: began w/ joint capital of $790000, earned profit of$21296

Word Problem:
I am facing a problem in mathemetics, I need help and here is my Query,
John, Watson and Chris started a business with a joint capital of 790000 dollars and earned a profit of 21296 dollars. If John had invested 40000 dollars more than Watson and Watson had invested 30000 dollars more than Chris, Find the share of each in the profit.

2. Originally Posted by taqikhan
Word Problem:
I am facing a problem in mathemetics, I need help and here is my Query,
John, Watson and Chris started a business with a joint capital of 790000 dollars and earned a profit of 21296 dollars. If John had invested 40000 dollars more than Watson and Watson had invested 30000 dollars more than Chris, Find the share of each in the profit.
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3. Hint:
if Chris invested $c then Watson invested$c + $30000 and John invested$c + $30000 +$40000

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