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The minimum quantity of milk in litres (in whole number) that should be mixed in a mixture of 60 litres in which the initial ratio of milk to water is 1 : 4 so that the resulting mixture has 15% milk is

 

The minimum quantity of milk in litres (in whole number) that should be mixed in a mixture of 60 litres in which the initial ratio of milk to water is 1 : 4 so that the resulting mixture has 15% milk is

 

  • Option 1)

     

    3

     

  • Option 2)

     

    4

     

  • Option 3)

     

    2

     

  • Option 4)

     

    This is not possible

     

  • Option 5)

     

    5

     

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Total mixture = 60L

Milk: Water = 1: 4

Milk = 1/5 x 100 => 20%

and after adding only milk, the quantity of milk is becoming 15% which is not technically correct.

Because after adding a particular fluid, that's quantity should get increased.

 

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