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# In what proportion must rice at \$0.8 per pound be mixed with rice at \$

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10 Apr 2019, 00:48
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In what proportion must rice at \$0.8 per pound be mixed with rice at \$0.9 per pound so that the mixture costs \$0.825 per pound?

(A) 1 : 3
(B) 1 : 2
(C) 1 : 1
(D) 2 : 1
(E) 3 : 1

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10 Apr 2019, 03:00
Bunuel wrote:
In what proportion must rice at \$0.8 per pound be mixed with rice at \$0.9 per pound so that the mixture costs \$0.825 per pound?

(A) 1 : 3
(B) 1 : 2
(C) 1 : 1
(D) 2 : 1
(E) 3 : 1

use allegation method
we get
ratio 3:1
IMO E
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