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60 Kg of an Alloy X is Mixed with 100 Kg of an Alloy Y. If Alloy X Has Lead and Tin in the Ratio of 3:2 and Alloy Y Has Tin and Copper in the Ratio of 1:4 - Mathematics

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60 kg of an alloy X is mixed with 100 kg of an alloy Y. If alloy X has lead and tin in the ratio of 3:2 and alloy Y has tin and copper in the ratio of 1:4, then the amount of tin in the new alloy is

Options

  • 53 kgs.

  • 80 kgs.

  • 44 kgs.

  • 36 kgs.

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Solution

44 kgs.

Explanation:

The total amount of tin in alloy x and y

`=(2"x")/5+1/5"y"`

`=2/5xx60+1/5xx100`

= 24 + 20 = 44 kg

Concept: Mixture and Alligations
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