There are two containers: the first contains 500ml of alcohol, while the second contains 500 ml of water. Three cups of alcohol from the first container is removed and is mixed well in the second container. Then three cups of this mixture is removed and is mixed in the first container. Let ‘A’ denote the proportion of water in the first container and ‘B’ denote the proportion of alcohol in the second container. Then A,
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Ram prepares solutions of alcohol in water according to customer’s needs. This morning Ram has prepared 27 litres of a 12% alcohol solution and kept it ready in a 27 litre delivery container to be shipped to the customer. Just before delivery, he finds out that the customer had asked for 27 litres of 21% alcohol solution. To prepare what the customer wants, Ram replaces a portion of 12% solution by 39% solution. How many litres of 12% solution are replaced?
Two vessels contain a mixture of spirit and water. In the first vessel the ratio of spirit of water is 8 : 3 and in the second vessel the ratio is 5 : 1. A 35 litre cask is filled from these vessels so as to contain a mixture of spirit and water in the ratio of 4 : 1. How many litres are taken from the first vessel?
There is a vessel holding 40 litres of milk. 4 litres of milk is initially taken out from the vessel and 5 litres of water is poured in. After this, 5 litres of the mixture from this vessel is replaced with 6 litres of water. And finally 6 litres of mixture from this vessel is replaced with 7 litres of water. How much of the milk (in litres) is there is the vessel now?
A thief steals four gallons of liquid soap kept in a train compartment’s bathroom from a container that is full of liquid soap. He then fills it with water to avoid detection. Unable to resist the temptation he steals 4 gallons of the mixture again, and fills it with water. When the liquid soap is checked at a station it is found that the ratio of the liquid soap is checked at a station it is found that the ratio of the liquid soap now left in the container to the water in it is 36 : 13. What was the initial amount of the liquid soap in the container if it is known that the liquid soap is neither used nor augmented by anybody else during the entire period?
How many litres of water should be added to 25 litres of milk costing Rs. 12 per litre, so that by selling the mixture at the cost price, profit of 20% is made ?
The cost price of a table is Rs 330. It is sold for a profit of Rs 30 after giving 10% discount.find its marked price
Anil bought an article at Rs. 200 and sold it at a profit of 10%. What would have been the increase in the profit percent if it was sold for Rs. 230 ?
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If after giving a discount of 12%, a profit of 10% was made on an article, then by what % was the price marked up ?
An item was sold at a price after giving two successive discount of 30% and 50 %. If the selling price of the item was Rs 448, then what was the marked price of the item ?
A dealer sold two of his cattle for Rs. 500 each. On one of them he lost 10% on the other, he gained 10%. His gain or loss percent in the entire transaction was :
Ajay bought 15 kg of dal at the rate of Rs 14.50 per kg and 10 kg at the rate of Rs 13 per kg. He mixed the two and sold the mixture at the rate of Rs 15 per kg. What was his total gain in this transaction ?
If books bought at prices ranging from Rs. 200 to Rs. 350 are sold at prices ranging from Rs.300 to Rs. 425, what is the greatest possible profit that might be made in selling eight books ?
A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is :
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A dozen pairs of gloves quoted at Rs. 80 are available at a discount of 10%. Find how many pairs of gloves can be bought for Rs. 24.
A shopkeeper marks the price of an article at Rs. 80. Find the cost price if after allowing a discount of 10% he still gains 20% of the cost price .
125 toffees cost Rs. 75, Find the cost of one million toffees if there is a discount of 40% on the selling price for this quantity.
By selling bouquets for Rs. 63, florist gains 5%. At what price should he sell the bouquets to gain 10% on the cost price?
A shopkeeper sold goods for Rs. 2400 and made a profit of 25% in the process. Find his profit percent if he had sold his goods for Rs. 2040.
There are two alloys made up of copper and aluminium. In the first alloy copper is half as much as aluminium and in the second alloy copper is thrice as much as aluminium. How many times the second alloy must be mixed with first alloy to get the new alloy in which copper is twice as much as aluminium?