Alligation or Mixture problems
Three boxes of capacity 24 kg, 36 kg and 84 kg are completely filled with three varieties of wheat A, B and C respectively. All the three boxes were emptied and the three types of wheat were thoroughly mixed and the mixture was put back in the three boxes. How many kg of type A wheat would be there in the third box (in kg)?

10
16
12
14

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Alligation or Mixture problems
A man pays Rs. 6.40 per litre of milk. He adds water and sells the mixture at Rs. 8 per litre, thereby making 37.5% profit. The proportion of water to milk received by the customers is

10 : 1
11 : 9
9 : 11
1 : 10

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Alligation or Mixture problems
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%?

2:3
3:4
4:3
3:2

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