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Two vessels contain a mix

Two vessels contain a mixture of diesel and kerosene. In the first vessel, the ratio of diesel to kerosene is 8 : 3 and in the second vessel the ratio is 5 : 1. A 35 litre drum is filled from these vessels so as to contain a mixture of diesel and kerosene in the ratio 4 : 1. How many liters are taken from the second vessel?

  • Option 1)

    11 \: liters

  • Option 2)

    23 \: liters

  • Option 3)

    24\: liters

  • Option 4)

    17.5 \: liters

  • Option 5)

    35\: liters

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Vessel A = kerosene = 3/11

Vessel B = 1/6

Vessel C = 1/5

Ratio = 11:24

Part taken out from vessel  B = 24/35 \times 35 = 24\: L

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