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By: Strawberry (offline)  Monday, September 10 2012 @ 11:41 AM CDT (Read 955 times)  

Question 24. Mrs Tan needs to mix 3 litres of apple juice with 5 litres of orange juice to get the mixed juice she wants. How much apple juice does she need when she uses 9 litres of orange juice.

The answer is 5.4litres

Any one know how to explain it

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By: echeewh (offline)  Monday, September 10 2012 @ 06:09 PM CDT  

Hey Strawberry,

Kindly refer to worked solution below:

Use either proportion or ratio method.

5 lit (Or) --> 3 lit (A)
1 lit (Or) --> (3/5) lit (A)
9 lit (Or) --> (3/5) x 9 = 5.4 lit


Trust this helps.

Do let me know again if there's further clarification.


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