In a mixture of 80 litres of milk and water, 25% of the mixture is milk. How much water should be added to the mixture so that milk becomes 20% of the mixture?

 

  • Option 1)

     

    20 litres

     

  • Option 2)

     

    30 litres

     

  • Option 3)

     

    25 litres

     

  • Option 4)

     

    24 litres

     

  • Option 5)

     

    15 litres

     

Answers (1)

Total Mixture = 80L

Milk = 80 x 0.25 => 20L

Water = 60L

As per the question,

Total Quantity x 20/100 = 20

Total Quantity = 100L

Quanity Increased/Water Added = 100-80 => 20L

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