Contents

- 1 In what proportion must water be mixed with milk to gain 20% by selling it at cost price?
- 2 In what ratio must water be added to milk to gain 25% by selling it at a cost price?
- 3 In what proportion must water be mixed with spirit to gain 25% by selling it at cost price?
- 4 In what ratio must water be mixed with milk to gain 16% on selling the mixture at the cost price?
- 5 Should we mix water in milk?
- 6 What ratio of water to milk should be mixed?
- 7 In what proportion water must be added to alcohol to gain 10% by selling it at the cost price?
- 8 How many Litres of water should be added to a 30 Litre mixture of milk and water?
- 9 In what proportion must Rice?
- 10 Can we mix water in spirit?
- 11 How much water must be added to a bucket which contains 40 Litres of milk?
- 12 What proportion must water be mixed with spirit to gain 12 2 1 by selling it at CP?
- 13 What ratio must tea at Rs 62?
- 14 How much water does it take to add to 900ml milk?
- 15 What ratio must TEA value Rs 60?

## In what proportion must water be mixed with milk to gain 20% by selling it at cost price?

Let Cost Price (C.P) of milk be Rs. 1 per litre. Then, Selling Price (S.P) of 1 litre of mixture = Rs. 1 Gain obtained= 20 % Then, C.P of 1 litre of mixture = Rs (100/120)*1 = Rs.

## In what ratio must water be added to milk to gain 25% by selling it at a cost price?

The ratio of water & milk = 1/5: 4/5 = 1: 4.

## In what proportion must water be mixed with spirit to gain 25% by selling it at cost price?

[Hence the ratio=1:4]

## In what ratio must water be mixed with milk to gain 16% on selling the mixture at the cost price?

Mixture and Alligation #19

19. In what ratio must water be mixed with milk to gain 16 23% 16 2 3 % on selling the mixture at cost price? | |
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A. 1: 4 | B. 6: 1 |

C. 1: 6 | D. 4: 1 |

## Should we mix water in milk?

It becomes watery, colder milk. Milk is about 90% water, so adding water just makes it milk with a higher water content.

## What ratio of water to milk should be mixed?

Hence, we can say that the ratio of water to be mixed with milk is 1:2. Therefore, option (a) is the correct answer.

## In what proportion water must be added to alcohol to gain 10% by selling it at the cost price?

1 per litre(according to the C.P.), so the quantity of the mixture should be 120/1= 120 litres. So we have to mix (120 – 100)= 20 litres of water. Therefore, the ratio of water and spirit should be = 20: 100 = 1: 5 (Ans.)

## How many Litres of water should be added to a 30 Litre mixture of milk and water?

Solution(By Examveda Team) Hence, 5 litres water mixed in the mixture.

## In what proportion must Rice?

Hence, the required ratio is 1:2.

## Can we mix water in spirit?

The water and the distillate should be at the same temperature when mixed. This can be achieved by allowing both to sit in similar tanks for a day or two prior to dilution. The water is always poured into the distillate and never the distillate into the water.

## How much water must be added to a bucket which contains 40 Litres of milk?

Answer: Cost per litre =Rs. 2, Total quantity = 140/2 = 70 Litres. Water to be added =(70- 40 ) =30 Litres.

## What proportion must water be mixed with spirit to gain 12 2 1 by selling it at CP?

The ratio of water and spirit would be 1:8.

## What ratio must tea at Rs 62?

Mixture and Alligation #15

15. In what ratio must tea at Rs. 62 per kg be mixed with tea at Rs. 72 per kg so that the mixture must be worth Rs. 64.50 per kg? | |
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A. 3: 1 | B. 2: 1 |

C. 1: 2 | D. 1: 3 |

## How much water does it take to add to 900ml milk?

Answer. 100 ml water to be added in 900 ml to gain 2/9 by selling it 10% above the cost price.

## What ratio must TEA value Rs 60?

Required Ratio =3:2.