**Solution**

**A, B and C shares profits in the ratio of 3 : 2 : 1.****D’s share = 1/8 (D acquired 1/16 from B and C each)****A’s share = 3/6 (retains original share)**

B’s new share = 2/6-1/16 = 13/48

C’s new share = 1/6-1/16 = 5/48**New ratio of ABCD = 3/6: 13/48: 5/48: 1/8 or 24: 13: 5: 6**