Two equally sized jugs full of water are each emptied into two separate unequally sized empty jugs, X and Y. Now, jug X is 1/5 full, while jug Y is 2/3 full. If water is poured from jug X into jug Y until jug Y is filled, what fraction of jug X then contains water?
I have tried solving it using no's...Unable to get the right answer.Can anyone elaborate please?
Suppose the water in each jug is L liters
CX x (1/5) = L
CX = 5L liters
CX is capacity of X
CY x (2/3) = L
CY = 3L/2 liters
CY is capacity of Y
Now, Y is 3L/2 - L empty = L/2 empty
So, we can put only L/2 water in jug Y from Jug X
Jug X's remaining water = L - L/2 = L/2
Fraction of X which contains water = water / CX
= (L/2)/ 5L
Answer will be D
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