Friday, 11 March 2011

MATHS PUZZLE # 15 FROM 12th TO THE 20th OF MARCH

IN HIGH SPIRITS
-In a warehouse 2  different varieties of red wine from the barrel are mixed to obtain an intermediate quality. 
When mixed in the ratio of 3 to 1, the new mixture costs 0.80 € per litre. However, when mixed in the ratio of 2 to 3 the price is 0.856 € per litre. 
Can you find out the price of each variety of wine used in the mixture?

-A container of 15 litres of the above wine contains 3% of water. How much wine should be added so as to have just 2% of water?
You can send your answers to matecampanar@gmail.com
 A READER FOR THE WINNER:CORRECT SOLUTION FROM HUNGARY (KAPOCSI DANI)

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