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An compound contains two metals in the ratio 2 : 3. If the difference between weights of two metals is 110 gm then how much does the compound weigh?


1. 500 gm
2. 430 gm
3. 250 gm
4. 550 gm

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : 550 gm

Given:

An compound contains two metals in the ratio 2 : 3.

Difference between weights of two metals is 110 gm.

Calculation:

Let weight of two metals be 2x and 3x

Then 3x - 2x = x = 110 gm

∴ Weight of compound = 2x + 3x = 5x

= 5 × 110 = 550 gm

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