In a bucket, paint and oil are in the ratio 7 : 5. 24 litres of mixture is drawn off and 24 litres of oil is added. If the ratio of paint and oil becomes 1 : 1, then how many litres of paint was contained in the bucket initially?
In an amalgam, mercury and silver are in the ratio of 3 : 7. In the second amalgam, the ratio of same elements is 1 : 9. If equal quantities of these two amalgam are mixed to form a new amalgam, then what will be the ratio of both of these elements in the new amalgam?