# Mixture Problems

 Categories : Mixture Problems The contents in beakers A and B are 90 litres of milk and 90 litres of water respectively. Now, 30 litres of milk is taken from A and put into beaker B. After thoroughly mixing, 12 litres of the mixture is taken from B and put into beaker A. Find the percentage of water in beaker A.A) 14.5%B) 12.5%c) 15.5%D) 17.5%E) 14.0%AnswerThis is a question on Ratio and Proportion. The best way to solve these questions is to move step by step and analyse the mixture in terms of ratio at every step.Step 1: When 30 litres of milk is transferred from Beaker A to BAmount of milk in Beaker A: 60 litresAmount of water in Beaker A: 0Amount of milk in Beaker B: 30 litresAmount of water in Beaker B: 90 litresRatio of milk to water in Beaker B is 1 : 3Step 2: When 12 litres of mixture is transferred from Beaker B to Beaker A, the mixture contains milk to water in the ratio of 1 : 3, i.e. 3 litres and 9 litres respectivelyAmount of milk in Beaker A: 63 litresAmount of water in Beaker A: 9 litresAmount of milk in Beaker B: 27... Categories : Mixture Problems Coca Cola contains 75% water and 25% soda; how many more liters of water than liters of soda are in 200 liters of Coca Cola? A. 50 B. 100 C. 125 D. 150 E. 175 Answer For water, 75% of 200 liters is 150 liters of water: (200 liters)(0.75 water concentration) = 150 liters of water. For soda, 25% of 200 liters is 50 liters of oil: (200 liters)(0.25 soda concentration) = 50 liters of soda. The difference between the two is 150-50, which equals 100 liters. Correct Answer - Choice B

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