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A vessel of capacity 80 litres is filled with milk and water. 70% of total volume of milk and 30% of total volume of water is taken out of the vessel. It is found that the vessel is vacated by 55% .
What was the initial quantity of water in the vessel?


A

20L

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30L

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40L

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D

50L

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E

60L

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Solution

The correct option is B

30L


Here, the percentage values of milk and water that is taken from the vessel should be taken into consideration.

Ratio of milk to water=5:3quantity of milk=805+3×5=50 litresAnd quantity of water=805+3×3=30 litres


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