### The ratio of the quantities of sugar, in which sugar costing Rs. 20 per kg and Rs. 15 per kg, should be mixed so that here will be neither loss nor gain on selling the mixed sugar at the rate of Rs. 16 per kg, is –

A. 2 : 1 B. 1 : 2 C. 4 : 1 D. 1 : 4 Answer: Option D

### Solution(By Apex Team)

According to the question, When there is no profit no loss, Here, Cost price = Selling price ∴ Cost price of mixed sugar = Rs. 16/kg Apply alligation
So, Ratio = 1 : 4

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