 ### A container contains 40 litres of milk. From this container 4 litres of milk was taken out and replaced by water. This process was repeated further two times. How much milk is now contained by the container?

A. 26.34 litres B. 27.36 litres C. 28 litres D. 29.16 litres Answer: Option D

### Solution(By Apex Team)

\begin{aligned}&\text{Amount of milk left after 3 operations}\\ &=\left[40\left(1-\frac{4}{40}\right)^3\right]\text{ litres }\\ &=\left(40\times\frac{9}{10}\times\frac{9}{10}\times\frac{9}{10}\right)\text{ litres }\\ &=29.16\text{ litres }\end{aligned}

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C. 5 : 3
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### An alloy contains zinc, copper and tin in the ratio 2 : 3 : 1 and another contains copper, tin and lead in the ratio 5 : 4 : 3. If equal weights of both alloys are melted together to form a third alloy, then the weight of lead per kg in new alloy will be:

A. $\large\frac{1}{2} \mathrm{~kg}$
B. $\large\frac{1}{8} \mathrm{~kg}$
C. $\large\frac{3}{14} \mathrm{~kg}$
D. $\large\frac{7}{9} \mathrm{~kg}$

A. 81 litres
B. 71 litres
C. 56 litres
D. 50 litres