# Hanuma, a businessman, started off a business with very little capital

| Hanuma, a businessman, started off a business with very little capital. In the first year, he earned a profit of 50% and donated 50% of the total capital (initial capital + profit) to a charitable organisation. The same course was followed in the 2nd and 3rd year also. If at the end of three years, he is left with Rs. 67,500, then find the capital at the end of the 2nd year.

A. Rs. 120000

B. Rs. 67500

C. Rs. 135000

D. Rs. 90000

### Right Answer is: D

#### SOLUTION

Let the capital at beginning be 100

From above information given in question, following can be inferred:

Now, value of 42.1875 is given as Rs. 67500

So, 1 1600

Hence capital at the end of 2^{nd} year is 56.25 = 56.25 1600 = Rs. 90000

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Hanuma, a businessman, started off a business with very little capital