SSC Sample Paper SSC CGL - Sample Paper-2

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    A sugar solution of 3 L contains 40% sugar. One litre of water is added to this solution. The percentage of sugar in the new solution is

    A)  \[6\frac{2}{3}%\]                     

    B)  \[13\frac{1}{3}%\]

    C)  15%                

    D)  30%

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Quantity of sugar in 3 L of sugar solution \[=\frac{40}{100}\times 3=1.2\,L\] and quantity of water \[=3-1.2=1.8\,L\] Now 1 L of water is added. \[\therefore \] New quantity of water = 2.8 L Total quantity of mixture = 4 L \[\therefore \] Required percentage \[=\frac{1.2}{4}\times 100%=30%\]

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