Posted by swagnik on .
The ratio of zinc and copper in an alloy is 7:9. if the weight of copper in the alloy is 11.7 kg, find the weight of zinc in alloy?

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Reiny,
zinc : copper = 7:9
zinc/11.7 = 7/9
zinc = 11.7(7/9) = .... 
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Aayush mishra,
11.7 × 7/9
=9.1 kg