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**The acid and water in two vessels A and B are in the ratio 4 : 3 and 2 : 3. In what ratio should the liquid in both the vessels be mixed to obtain a new mixture in vessel C containing half acid and half water ?**

A. 7 : 5
B. 5 : 7
C. 7 : 3
D. 5 : 3
**Answer: Option A**

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Solution(By Apex Team)

$\begin{array}{l}\text{According to the question,}\\
\begin{array}{ccc}&\text{ Acid }&&\text{ Water }\\
\text{ Vessel A }&4&:&3\\
\text{ Vessel B }&2&:&3\end{array}\end{array}$
By alligation method –
So, Required ratio = 7 : 5

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