Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic – Ratios – A stall sells popcorn and chips

Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic – Ratios


CAT 2017 - Forenoon slot -Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Ratios - A stall sells popcorn and chips
A stall sells popcorn and chips in packets of three sizes: large, super, and jumbo. The numbers of large, super, and jumbo packets in its stock are in the ratio 7 : 17 : 16 for popcorn and 6 : 15 : 14 for chips. If the total number of popcorn packets in its stock is the same as that of chips packets, then the numbers of jumbo popcorn packets and jumbo chips packets are in the ratio

A) 1: 1
B) 8: 7
C) 4: 3
D) 6: 5


Option (A)


As per CAT 2017 – Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic – Ratios, we can see that
Total no of popcorn = 40x
Total no of chips = 35y
40x = 35y
x/y = 7/8
Jumbo popcorn = 16x
Jumbo chips = 14y
Ratio = 16x/14y
Putting values of x and y, we get 1:1 as answer
Option (A)

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Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic – Ratios – Ques: Suppose, C1, C2, C3, C4, and C5 are five companies. The profits made by C1, C2, and C3 are in the ratio 9 : 10 : 8 while the profits made by C2, C4, and C5 are in the ratio 18 : 19 : 20.
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