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A milk vendor has 2 cans of milk. The first contains 25% water and the rest milk. The second contains 50% water. How much milk should he mix from each of the containers so as to get 12 litres of milk such that the ratio of water to milk is 3 : 5?



A 4 litres, 8 litres
B 6 litres, 6 litres
C 5 litres, 7 litres
D 7 litres, 5 litres
E None of These

Ans. B Let cost of 1 litre milk be Rs. 1

Milk in 1 litre mix. In 1st can = litre

CP of 1 litre mix. In 1st can = Rs.

Milk in 1 litre mix. In 2nd can = litre

CP of 1 litre mix. In 2nd can = Rs

Milk in 1 litre of final mix = litre

Mean price =

Ratio = : =1:1

So quantity = x 12 = 6 litre


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