# SOLUTION: A mixture contains alcohol and water in the ratio 4:3. If 7 litres of water is added to the mixture, the ratio of alcohol and water becomes 3:4. Find the quantity of alcohol in the

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 201890: A mixture contains alcohol and water in the ratio 4:3. If 7 litres of water is added to the mixture, the ratio of alcohol and water becomes 3:4. Find the quantity of alcohol in the mixture ?Answer by josmiceli(9819)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = liters of alcohol in original mixture Let = liters of water in original mixture given: (alcohol in original mixture)/(water in original mixture) = 4/3 Multiply both sides by liters Multiply both sides by There are 12 liters of alcohol in the mixture check: OK