 ### A trader has 50 kg of pulses, part of which he sells at 14% profit and rest at 6% loss. On the whole his loss is 4%. How much quantity is sold at 14% profit and that at 6% loss?

A. 5 kg, 45 kg. B. 15 kg, 35 kg. C. 10kg, 40 kg. D. None of these Answer: Option A

### Solution(By Apex Team) Hence, Ratio of quantity sold at 14% profit and 6% loss, = 2 : 18 = 1 : 9 Hence, pulses sold at 14% profit, \begin{aligned}&=\frac{50 \times 1}{10}\\ &=5 \mathrm{~kg}\end{aligned} At 6% Wheat sold at loss = 45 kg.

## Related Questions On Alligation

A. 2 : 5
B. 3 : 5
C. 5 : 3
D. 5 : 2

### 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 liters
B. 71 liters
C. 56 liters
D. 50 liters