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Re: word problem [#permalink] New post 07 Mar 2010, 09:49
raghavs wrote:
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for m litres of syrup water required is w*m litres. total litres of solution is m+ wm

Now this solution is sold for j$ /litre of the solution. So total overturn is j*(m+ wm) and total cost = m*k

Gross profit is jm(1+w)- mk
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Re: word problem [#permalink] New post 07 Mar 2010, 10:00
raghavs wrote:
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Given Soda has w:1 ratio of Water to Syrup

Soda is made using m litres of Syrup. THis means m*w litres of water. Therefore total Soda made in litres = w*m+m = m(1+w)

Selling price of soda per litre = j dollars
Selling price of m(1+w) litres of soda = j*m(1+w) dollars

Cost of syrup per litre = k dollars
Cost of m litres of syrup used = km dollars

Gross Profit = Selling price of Soda - Cost price of Syrup = jm(1+w) - km... (Ans E or 5)

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