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?
The ratio of spirit and water in the two vessels is 5 : 1 and 3 : 7 respectively. In what ratio the liquid of both the vessels should be mixed such that a new mixture containing half spirit and half water is obtained?
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?