### Weights of two friends Ram and Shyam are in the ratio 4 : 5. If Ram’s weight is increased by 10% and total weight of Ram and Shyam become 82.8 kg, with an increases of 15%. By what percent did the weight of Shyam has to be increased?

A. 19% B. 10% C. 21% D. 16% Answer: Option A

### Solution(By Apex Team)

Now, given ratio of Ram and Shayam’s weight = 4 : 5 Hence, $\Large\frac{x-15}{15-10}=\frac{4}{5}$ Or, x = 19%

## 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