1979 AHSME Problems/Problem 15
Problem 15
Two identical jars are filled with alcohol solutions, the ratio of the volume of alcohol to the volume of water being in one jar and in the other jar. If the entire contents of the two jars are mixed together, the ratio of the volume of alcohol to the volume of water in the mixture is
Solution
Solution by e_power_pi_times_i
The amount of alcohol in the jars are and , and the amount of water in the jars are and . Then the total amount of alcohol is , and the total amount of water is . The ratio of the volume of alcohol to the volume of water in the mixture is .
See also
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