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A milkman bought 15 litres of milk and mixed 3 litres of water in it. If the price per litre of the mixture becomes Rs 22, what is cost price of the milk per litre?


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Rs. 28.00
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B
Rs. 26.40
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C
Rs. 24.00
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D
Rs. 22.00
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E
None of these
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Solution

The correct option is E Rs. 26.40
Let cost price of milk be Rs. x per kg.
Price of 15kg of milk = Rs. 15x
Now, mix 3kg of water, therefore quantity of mixture=(15+3)kg=18kg
So, the price of the mixture is Rs. 22 per kg.
15x=22×18x=22×1815=1325=26.40

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