A 20 litre mixture of milk and water contains milk and water in the ratio 3 : 2. 10 litres of the mixture is removed and replaced with pure milk and the operation is repeated once more. At the end of the two removals and replacements, what is the ratio of milk and water in the resultant mixture?

  • Option 1)

    17 : 3

  • Option 2)

    9 : 1

  • Option 3)

    3 : 17

  • Option 4)

    14 : 6

  • Option 5)

    5 : 3

Answers (1)

\left ( 1-\frac{10}{20} \right )^{2}= \frac{X}{8}

Y= 10; n= 2

\frac{X}{8}= \frac{1}{4},X= 2

Final quantity of water = 2

=milk = 20 -2

=18

=Ratio = 18/2 = 9:1

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