18 liters are drawn from a bucket full of pure milk, and it is then completely filled with water. 18 litres of the mixture are again drawn and the bucket is again filled completely with water. The ratio of the volume of water now left in the bucket to that of the milk in it is 9 : 16. What is the total capacity (in litres of the bucket)?

  • Option 1)

    80

  • Option 2)

    45

  • Option 3)

    90

  • Option 4)

    55

  • Option 5)

    18

Answers (1)

Y= 18L

N = 2

X = ?

Final milk 16 /25

X\left ( 1-\frac{Y}{X} \right )/X= \frac{16}{25}= \left ( 1-\frac{18}{X} \right )^{2}= \frac{16}{25}

So therefore initial quantity be = 90 L

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