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Solution A and solution B both contain only water and alcohol. If A and B are mixed, what will be the percentage of alcohol in the resultant solution?

(1) A and B are mixed in the ratio 4:1
(2) A and B each contain 10% alcohol

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Solution A and solution B both contain only water and alcohol. If A and B are mixed, what will be the percentage of alcohol in the resultant solution?

(1) A and B are mixed in the ratio 4:1
(2) A and B each contain 10% alcohol

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1. No info about the content of A and B individually -------------->NS
2.1. No info about in which ratio A and B are mixed to get the res solution -------------->NS

1+ 2 : Both the info provided ---------------------------------->S Thus Ans C

example:
In A : 90 W 10 A
In B : 90 W 10 A
Say 400 L A mixed with 100 L B
in Resultant solution 360+90 W 40+10 A hence W:A= 9:1 => 10% A
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I think the answer is B.

If Solution A and Solution B both contain 10% alcohol, it doesnt matter how many liters of each solution are combined... the resultant solution will always have 10% alcohol.
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Solution A and solution B both contain only water and alcohol. If A and B are mixed, what will be the percentage of alcohol in the resultant solution?

(1) A and B are mixed in the ratio 4:1
(2) A and B each contain 10% alcohol

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imo B , as whatever be the ratio of mixture of A&B resultant will always be 10%
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