Best explanation to understand and solve the alligation and mixture

Alligation and mixture is one of the important parts of quantitative aptitude. This was an important topic in many competitive exams and bank exams.

But this is a bit complicated concept since it deals with two or more ingredients or mixture. This also deals with ratio and proposition of those ingredients. But it is very easy when you clearly understand the concept. 

To make it really easy for you, we have a clear explanation for all the concepts under this topic. Moreover, we also have a good set of aptitude questions which will help you to practice for your exams and score high.

What is alligation?

Alligation refers to a rule that helps to find the ratio in which two or more ingredients at a given price are mixed to produce a mixture of specified price.      

What is mean price?

Mean price is the cost price of a unit quantity of a mixture which is prepared by mixing two or more ingredients.

What is the rule of alligation?

Alligation rule says that if two ingredients at a given price are mixed to produce a mixture at the given price, the ratio of the quantity of cheaper ingredients and quantity of dearer ingredient is given by

( Quantity of cheaper /  Quantity of dearer ) = ( cost price of dearer – mean price / mean price – cost price of cheaper )

Cheaper quantity: Dearer quantity = (d-m) : ( m-c)

It is a little complicated topic, but when you practice more, it will really become an easy task for you to sort out.

We also have a wonderful set of aptitude questions on our website in this topic along with their solution with explanation.

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