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Question

A 200 liter mixture of milk and water contains 64% milk. How many more liters of water should be added so that the proportions of milk and water become equal?

A

56 liter.

B

57 liter.

C

55 liter.

D

59 liter.

Soln.
Ans: a

The volume of milk will remain same at ${64 × 200}/100$ = 128 liters. The amount of water at present is 200 - 128 = 72 liters. We need to make the volume of water equal to that of the milk. So we have to add 128 - 72 = 56 liters of water.


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