1. A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity sold at 18% profit is:

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By: guest on 01 Jun 2017 05.44 pm

By the rule of alligation, we have: Profit on 1st part Profit on 2nd part 8% Mean Profit
14% 18% 4 6 Ration of 1st and 2nd parts = 4 : 6 = 2 : 3 Quantity of 2nd kind = 3 x 1000 kg = 600 kg. 5

14% 18% 4 6 Ration of 1st and 2nd parts = 4 : 6 = 2 : 3 Quantity of 2nd kind = 3 x 1000 kg = 600 kg. 5