How many kilogram of sugar costing Rs. 9 per kg must be mixed with 27 kg of sugar costing Rs. 7 per kg so that there may be a gain of 10% by selling the mixture at Rs. 9.24 per kg?
Answer: Option D
S.P. of 1 kg of mixture = Rs. 9.24, Gain 10%.
By the rule of allilation, we have:
Ratio of quantities of 1st and 2nd kind = 14 : 6 = 7 : 3.
Let x kg of sugar of 1st be mixed with 27 kg of 2nd kind.
Then, 7 : 3 = x : 27