A man bought a certain quantity of sugar for Rs. 8000. He sells one-fourth of it at 20% loss. At what per cent profit should he sell the remainder stock so as to make an overall profit of 20%?

In what proportion water must be added to spirit to gain 20% by selling it at the cost price?

In what ratio must a grocer mix sugar at 72 paise per kg with sugar at 48 paise per kg. So that by selling the mixture at 63 paise per kg he may gain 1 of his out-lay? 6

A jar contains a blend of a fruit juice and water in the ratio 5 : x. When 1 litre of water is added to 4 litres of the blend the ratio of fruit juice to water becomes 1 : 1. What is the value of x?

A piece of an alloy of two metals (A and B) weighs 15 gms and costs Rs. 150. If the weights of the two metals be interchanged, the new alloy would be worth Rs. 120. If the price of metal A is Rs. 6 per gm, find the weight of the other metal in the original piece of alloy.

In what ratio must a merchant mix two varieties of oils worth Rs. 60/kg and Rs. 65/kg, so that by selling the mixture at Rs. 68.20/kg, he may gain 10%?

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