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01.  Gold is 19 times as heavy as water and copper 9 times. In what ratio should these metals be mixed that the mixture may be 15 times as heavy as water?  

02.  A mixture has 100 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 7 p.c. profit and the rest at 17 p.c. profit. He gains 10 p.c. on the whole. Find how much he sold at 7% profit?  

03.  What quantity of sugar costing Rs 6.10 per kg must be mixed with 126 kg of sugar priced at Rs. 2.85 per kg, so that 20% may be gained by selling the mixture at Rs 4.80 per kg?  

04.  can contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 7 : 5. When 9 litres of mixture are drawn off and the can is filled with B, the ratio of A and B becomes 7 : 9. How many litres of the liquid A was contained by the can initially?  

05.  Vessel â€˜Aâ€™ contains 150 litres of mixture of milk and water in the ratio of 3:1. Vessel â€˜Bâ€™ contains 200 litres of the mixture in the ratio of 5:2. If the mixture from both the vessels are poured into vessel â€˜Câ€™, find the ratio of the resulting mixture.  

06.  To gain profit, a milkman adds 1.5 litre of water to a certain amount of milk. He sells the adulterated milk at Rs.28 per litre and pure milk costs Rs.36 per litre. Find the amount of milk.  

07.  A vessel has 500 ml of pure milk. From these vessels 50 ml of the milk is removed and 50 ml of water poured into the vessel. If this operation is repeated 2 more times, what is the percentage of milk in the vessel at the end?  

08.  A lump of two metals weighing 18 grams is worth Rs 74 but if their weights be interchanged, it would be worth Rs 60.10. If the price of the god is Rs 7.20 per gram, find the weight of the other metal in the mixture.  

09.  A mixture of 70 liters of wine and water contains 10 % of water. How much water must be added to make water 37 % of the resulting mixture?  

10.  How much sugar costing Rs. 10 per kg be mixed with 80 kg of sugar costing Rs. 4 per kg so that the resultant mixture costs Rs. 5 per kg?  

11.  The ratio between the length and the breadth of a rectangular field is 3 : 2. If only the length is increased by 5 m, the new area of the field will be 2,600 sq metres. What is breadth of the rectangular field?  
