In which Ratio Mixed the Milk and Water?

Milk and water in two vessels A and B are in ratio 4:3 and 2:3 respectively. In what ratio the liquids in both the vessels should be mixed to obtain a new mixture in vessel C containing half milk and half water?

  1. 1:1
  2. 1:3
  3. 1:2
  4. 7:5
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 21st May 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (4) 7: 5
Explanation:-
Milk in 1 litre mixture of  vessel A = 4/7 litre
Milk in 1 litre mixture of  vessel B = 2/5 litre
Milk in 1 litre mixture of  vessel C  = ½ litre

Let be the ratio of water and milk in vessel C = X: Y
mean ratio = ½
(1/2 – 2/5): (4/7 – ½)
= 1/10: 1/14
required ratio = X: Y = 7:5

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 28th May 2015.
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