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# If cement, gravel and sand are to be mixed in 7:10:13

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Kudos [?]: 68 [0], given: 11

If cement, gravel and sand are to be mixed in 7:10:13 [#permalink]

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If cement, gravel and sand are to be mixed in 7:10:13 and 8 tons of cement is available how many tons of mixture can be produced assuming that sufficient gravel and sand is readily available.

A. 35 7/8
B. 36
C. 34 2/7
D. 34 5/7
E. 34 6/7
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Kudos [?]: 68 [0], given: 11

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Kudos [?]: 133122 [0], given: 12415

Re: If cement, gravel and sand are to be mixed in 7:10:13 [#permalink]

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21 Feb 2013, 08:16
antoxavier wrote:
If cement, gravel and sand are to be mixed in 7:10:13 and 8 tons of cement is available how many tons of mixture can be produced assuming that sufficient gravel and sand is readily available.

A. 35 7/8
B. 36
C. 34 2/7
D. 34 5/7
E. 34 6/7

Cement:Gravel:Sand = 7:10:13 --> total of 7+10+13 = 30 parts.

If we use 8 tons of cement, then we'll get 8/7*30 = 34 2/7 tons of mixture.

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