# Mixtures & Allegations Mcqs

Q.  n what ratio should a variety of rice costing Rs. 6 per kg be mixed with another variety of rice costing Rs. 8.75 per kg to obtain a mixture costing Rs. 7.50 per kg?

a. 5 : 6
b. 3 : 4
c. 7 : 8
d. 8 : 9

ANSWER: See Answer

Let us say the ratio of the quantities of cheaper and dearer varieties = x : y

By the rule of allegation, x/y = (87.5 – 7.50) / (7.50 – 6) = 5/6
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