Originally Posted by h.kagda View Post
In what proportion must water be mixed with the spirit to gain 16 2/3 % by selling it at the cost price?
Goods left out/Goods sold = Profit percentage=162/3 = 50/3 = 100/6
So spirit left: Spirit sold is 1:6 , Spirit left is because water is used in place of spirit , so 1:6 is Wat
er is to Spirit. In a 100 ml of the solution 1/(1+6) = 0.1428
Correct me if wrong