How many kg of wheat costing R8 must be mixed with 36 kg of rice costing Rs. 5.40 per kg so that 20% gain may be obtained by selling the mixture at Rs. 7.20 per kg?

  • Option 1)

    14\, kg

  • Option 2)

    12\, kg

  • Option 3)

    9.8\, kg

  • Option 4)

    10.8\, kg

  • Option 5)

    10\, kg

Answers (1)

C= 5.4/ kg; d = 8/kg

S.P of mixture = 7.2 Rs.

Profit = 7.2 x 100/120 = 6

Ratio = 20/6 = 10/3

X=10.8 kg

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