Alligation or Mixture Question & Answers
A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The Quantity sold at 18% profit is
|A) 400 kg||B) 560 kg|
|C) 600 kg||D) 640 kg|
By the rule of alligation:
Profit of first part Profit of second part
So, ratio of 1st and 2nd parts = 4 : 6 = 2 : 3.
Quantity of 2nd kind = (3/5 x 1000)kg = 600 kg.
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