A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio 5 : 1. On adding 5 liters of water, the ratio of milk and water becomes 5 : 2. What was the quantity of milk in the original mixture?
Milk after adding water = 5x
Water after adding 5 litres of water = 1x + 5
Now the new ratio = 5/2 = 5x/(1x + 5)
10x = 5x + 25
x = 5.
Therefore initially the milk was 5*5 = 25 Litres & water = 1*5 = 5 Litres.
Beaker A consists of sugar and water mixture in ratio 5:3 and beaker B has the same mixture in ratio 2:3. These two mixtures are mixed to form a new mixture containing half sugar and half water.
In what ratio they must be taken?
The ratio of petrol and kerosene in the container is 3 : 2 when 10 liters of the mixture is taken out and is replaced by the kerosene, the ratio becomes 2 : 3. What is the total quantity of the mixture in the container?
Initially two cups of same volume are present with milk filled upto 2/7th and 3/7th of their volumes.
Water is then filled in both the cups (completely).
Then two mixtures are mixed.
Find the ratio of water to milk in the mixture.
Two vessels A and B contain milk and water mixed in the ratio 5:2 and 8:5 respectively. Find the ratio in which these mixture are to be mixed to get a new mixture containing milk and water in the ratio 9:4.