A merchant mixes three varieties of corn flakes costing Rs. 40/kg, Rs. 48/kg and Rs. 60/kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 42/kg marking a loss of 16%. How many kg of the third variety (with price of Rs. 60/kg) will be there in the mixture if the total quantity of mixture sold is 16 kg?

  • Option 1)

    10 kg

  • Option 2)

    2 kg

  • Option 3)

    5 kg

  • Option 4)

    Can't be determine

  • Option 5)

    4 kg

Answers (1)

C.P of mixture = 42 x 100/84 = 50 Rs.

(1): (2)

(2): (3)

(1): (2): (3)

1    5     5

X   X     X

5     5     1    = 1:5:1

So third variety in mixture =1/7 x 14 = 2kg

 

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