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# Orange juice of normal strength is prepared by adding three

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Orange juice of normal strength is prepared by
adding three 6-ounce cans of water to the contents
of a 6-ounce can of orange juice concentrate. If 1
ounce of the can of concentrate was already used
for some other purpose, how many 6-ounce cans of
water should be added to the remainder of the
concentrate to prepare juice of normal strength?

(A) 1 2/3
(B) 2
(C) 2 1/3
(D) 2 1/2
(E) 2 5/6
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19 Nov 2005, 08:14
Ans is D

Water: Juice = 18:6 (in ounce)

After 1 ounce of juice taken away,
Water: Juice = 15:5 (to maintain the juice strength, ratio has to be the same)

No of 6-ounce cans needed = 15/6 = 2 1/2
19 Nov 2005, 08:14
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