# Profitable company

Three businessmen decide to open up their own company. They agree to distribute the yearly profits made in the same ratio as their initial investments. They invest R 50 000, R 75 000, and R25 000, respectively. The profit made by the company in the first year is R600 000.

(1) Express the ratio of the initial investments in the simplest form.

(2) How much will each businessman receive by way of profit?

(1) Express the ratio of the initial investments in the simplest form.

(2) How much will each businessman receive by way of profit?

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#### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

**algebra**- prime numbers
- greatest common divisor (GCD)
- expression of a variable from the formula
**basic functions**- ratio
**numbers**- fractions
- natural numbers

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