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Author:  Suraj0184 [ 24 Sep 2022, 21:41 ]
Post subject:  A dishonest milkman dilutes milk with water and then sells

A dishonest milkman dilutes milk with water and then sells the diluted milk at 25% more than the price at which he purchased the milk. If he makes a profit of 40% by implementing this process. Find the volume of water(in ml) added to every litre of pure milk (Assume water is free of cost)

A. 100
B. 120
C. 150
D. 180
E. 200

Author:  Archit3110 [ 10 Oct 2022, 06:48 ]
Post subject:  Re: A dishonest milkman dilutes milk with water and then sells

let total qty be 1000 ml
added water be x ml
(1000+x) * 1.25 = 1.40 * 1000
solve for x
1250+1.25x = 1400
x = 120
option B

Suraj0184 wrote:
A dishonest milkman dilutes milk with water and then sells the diluted milk at 25% more than the price at which he purchased the milk. If he makes a profit of 40% by implementing this process. Find the volume of water(in ml) added to every litre of pure milk (Assume water is free of cost)

A. 100
B. 120
C. 150
D. 180
E. 200

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