A merchant purchased two qualities of pulses at the rate of Rs. 200 per quintal and Rs. 260 per quintal. In 52 quintals of the second quality, how much pulse of the first quality should be mixed so that by selling the resulting mixture at Rs. 300 per quintal, he makes a profit of 25%?

  • Option 1)

    100\: quintals

  • Option 2)

    50\: quintals

  • Option 3)

    26 \: quintals

  • Option 4)

    None\: of\: these

  • Option 5)

    104 \: quintals

Answers (1)

C.P \: of\: mixture = 300 \times\frac{100}{125}= 240

Ratio = 1:2

\frac{x}{52}= \frac{1}{2},x= 26 \: quintals

 

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