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# The ratio of Milk to Water in Solution 1 is 4:1 and ratio of Milk to

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The ratio of Milk to Water in Solution 1 is 4:1 and ratio of Milk to Water in Solution 2 is 3:1. Both solution 1 and 2 were mixed such that ratio of Milk to Water is 77:23. Find the ratio in which two solutions were mixed?

A) 2:3
B) 6:2
C) 3:4
D) 1:1
E) 4:5
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The ratio of Milk to Water in Solution 1 is 4:1 and ratio of Milk to Water in Solution 2 is 3:1.
Both solution 1 and 2 were mixed such that ratio of Milk to Water is 77:23.
Find the ratio in which two solutions were mixed?

A) 2:3
B) 6:2
C) 3:4
D) 1:1
E) 4:5

Explanation:

For this type of Question take only one quantity. Either Water or Milk..
Take Milk Quantity.

In Sol A: 4/5
In Sol B: 3/4
In Final Sol: 77/100

So Using Alligations :
4/5----77/100-----3/4

3/100:2/100
3:2 --- IMO A

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