The Amount of Tin in The New Alloy is :

60 kg of an alloy A is mixed with 100 Kg of alloy B. If alloy A has lead and tin in the ratio 3:2 and alloy B has tin and copper in the ratio 1:4, the amount of tin in the new alloy is

  1. 80 kg
  2.  24 kg
  3. 44 kg
  4. 53 kg
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 26th October 2015 in Maths.
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    Answer is 44 kg

    Explanation:-
    Quantity of tin in 60 kg alloy A = 60 x 2/5
     = 12 x 2
     = 24 kg

    Then, the quantity of tin in 100 kg alloy B = 100 x 1/5
     = 20 kg

    so, the quantity of tin in the new alloy = 20 + 24
     = 24 kg

    Hence, the answer: (3) 44 kg.

    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 28th October 2015.
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