Alligation or Mixture problems
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.

8 gms
12 gms
5 gms
10 gms

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Alligation or Mixture problems
The average weight of boys in a class is 30 kg and the average weight of girls in the same class is 20kg. If the average weight of the whole class is 23.25 kg, what could be the possible strength of boys and girls respectively in the same class?

13 and 27
17 and 27
None of these
14 and 16

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Alligation or Mixture problems
The milk and water in two vessels are in the ratio of 3 : 1 and 7 : 11 respectively. In what ratio should the liquid in both the vessels be mixed to obtaina new mixture containing half milk and half water?

4 : 7
1 : 1
5 : 7
4 : 9

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Jar A has 36 litres of mixture of milk and water in the respective ratio of 5 : 4. Jar B which had 20 litres of mixture of milk and water, was emptied into jar A, and as a result in jar A, the respective ratio of milk and water becomes 5: 3. What was the quantity of water in jar B?

3 lit
2 lit
5 lit
8 lit

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A person has Rs. 5000. He invests a part of it at 3% per annum and the remainder at 8% per annum simple interest. His total income in 3 years is Rs. 750. Find the sum invested at different rates of interest.

Rs. 2750 and Rs. 2250
Rs. 2500 and Rs. 2500
Rs. 2000 and Rs. 3000
Rs. 3000 and Rs. 2000

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