Two equal glasses of same type are respectively 1/3 and 1/4 full

Ratio Proportion

Two equal glasses of same type are respectively 1/3 and 1/4 full of milk. They are then filled up with water and the contents are mixed in a pot. What is the ratio of milk and water in the pot?

  1. 9 : 21
  2. 11 : 23
  3. 7 : 17
  4. 1 : 3

Answer

Assume capacity of glasses to be 12.

Total milk = 4 + 3 = 7

Total Water = 8 + 9 = 17

The required ratio is 7:17

The correct option is C.