A butler stores wine from a butt of sherry which contained 30% of spirit and he replaced what he had stolen by wine containing only 12 % of spirit. The butt was then 18% strong only. How much of the Butt did he steal?

  • Option 1)

    \frac{1}{3}

  • Option 2)

    \frac{5}{6}

  • Option 3)

    \frac{2}{3}

  • Option 4)

    \frac{4}{7}

  • Option 5)

    \frac{2}{5}

Answers (1)

Part of butt stolen = 2/3

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