Mathematics

Question

A beverage is made by mixing 1 part of water with 3 parts of fruit juice. How many parts of water are mixed with 1 part of fruit juice?

A: 1 over 3.
B: 1 over 2.
C: 3 over 2.
D: 3 over 1.

2 Answer

  • for evey 1 part of water there is 3 parts juice so if there's only 1 part jucie it would be a 1/3
  • Answer:  The correct option is (A) 1 over 3.

    Step-by-step explanation:  Given that a beverage is made by mixing 1 part of water with 3 parts of fruit juice.

    We are to find the number of parts of water that are mixed with 1 part of fruit juice.

    We will be using the UNITARY method to solve the given problem.

    We have

    Number of parts of water that are mixed with 3 parts of fruit juice = 1,

    Therefore, the number of parts of water that are mixed with 1 part of fruit juice is given by

    [tex]\dfrac{1}{3}.[/tex]

    Thus, the required number of parts of water is 1 over 3.

    Option (A) is CORRECT.

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