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Ratio Resolution IV (Posted on 2016-10-20) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Alloy 1 contains copper and zinc in the ratio N-1:N and Alloy 2 contains copper and zinc in the ratio N:N+1, where N is a positive integer > 1.

(i) Alloy 1 and Alloy 2 are melted together in the ratio P:Q, so that the ratio of copper and zinc in the resulting alloy is P:Q.

(ii) Alloy 1 and Alloy 2 are melted together in the ratio P:Q, so that the ratio of copper and zinc in the resulting alloy is Q:P.

In each of the cases (i) and (ii) - determine p:q in terms of N.

*** Each of p and q is a positive integer.

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  Subject Author Date
Some Thoughts'[p(n-1)+qn] : [pn + q(n-1)]'broll2016-10-21 10:51:39
Solution?Jer2016-10-20 11:31:39
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