A dishonest milkman sells milk at cost price but he mixes water and earns 25% profit. Find the ratio of milk and water and also ratio of mixture and milk in the mixture.

- 4 : 1 and 5 : 4
- 3 : 5 and 4 : 5
- 5 : 4 and 1 : 4
- 3 : 5 and 5 : 1
- 6 : 7 and 3 : 2

Option 1 : 4 : 1 and 5 : 4

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**Given:**

Milkman profit = 25%

**Concept: **

Using ratio concept

**Calculation:**

Milkman profit = 25%

⇒ 25/100

⇒ 1/4

Mixture = 1 + 4 = 5 units

Water = 1 unit

Milk = 4 unit

The ratio of milk and water is 4 : 1.

**∴ The ratio of mixture and milk is 5 : 4.**

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