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Mixture and Alligation #14

14. In what ratio must water be mixed with milk costing Rs.12 per litre in order to get a mixture worth of Rs.8 per litre?
A. 1 : 2B. 2 : 2
C. 3 : 1D. 1 : 3

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

By rule of alligation,

Cost Price of
1 litre water
Cost Price of
1 litre milk
012
Mean Price
8
12-8=48-0=8

Required Ratio = 4 : 8 = 1 : 2

Comments(2)

profilesatyam
2013-04-29 20:51:09 
how cost price of one liter water is 0.
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profileSojan
2013-04-30 20:58:44 
In such problems, when the cost of the water is not given, it can be assumed as 0
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