The ratio of water and alcohol in two different containers is 2:3 and 4:5. In what ratio we are required to mix the mixtures of two containers in order to get the new mixture in which the ratio of alcohol and water be 7:5?

Fresh fruit contains 72 % water and dry fruits contains 20 % water. How much dry fruit from 100 kg of fresh fruit can be obtained?

A sum of Rs. 70 is divided among 10 children. Each boy gets Rs. 10 whereas a girl gets Rs. 5. If the number of boys is 4, find the number of girls.

A cask full of wine from which 8 litres are drawn and is then filled with water. This operation is performed three more times. The ratio of quantity of wine left in the cask to that of the water is 16: 81. How much wine did the cask hold originally?

In a 40 litre mixture of alcohol & water, the ratio of alcohol and water is 5 : 3. If 20% of this mixture is taken out and the same amount of water is added then what will be the ratio of alcohol and water in final mixture?

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%?

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