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The ratio of milk and water in 60 Litres of adulterated milk is 2: 1. If the ratio of milk and water is to be 1: 2, then the amount of water to be added further is - Mathematics

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The ratio of milk and water in 60 Litres of adulterated milk is 2: 1. If the ratio of milk and water is to be 1: 2, then the amount of water to be added further is

Options

  • 20 Litres

  • 30 Litres

  • 40 Litres

  • 60 Litres

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Solution

60 Litres

Explanation:

In 60 litres of adulterated milk, water is `=1/3xx60=20` litre

Milk = 40 litre

Let

According to the question,

amount of water to be added be x

`40/(20+"x")=1/2`

x  = 60 litre

Concept: Ratio and Proportion (Entrance Exam)
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