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Question

A 300 liter mixture of milk and water contains 70% milk. How many more liters of water should be added so that the proportions of milk and water become equal?

A

120 liter.

B

121 liter.

C

119 liter.

D

123 liter.

Soln.
Ans: a

The volume of milk will remain same at ${70 × 300}/100$ = 210 liters. The amount of water at present is 300 - 210 = 90 liters. We need to make the volume of water equal to that of the milk. So we have to add 210 - 90 = 120 liters of water.


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