## What is mixture and Alligation?

A mixture, as the name suggests is mixing two or more things together and alligation enables us to find the ratio in which the ingredients/ things have been mixed and at what price they are sole to earn profit or face loss.

**Is Alligation and mixture same?**

The questions from mixture are usually based on Ratio and Proportion and do not require any special formula. Alligation is a rule that enables us to quickly calculate the price of a mixture, given that it is a mix of two elements having different prices. Here, mean price is the price of 1 unit of the mixture.

### What is the formula of mixture and Alligation?

Aptitude :: Alligation or Mixture Mean Price: The cost of a unit quantity of the mixture is called the mean price. (Cheaper quantity) : (Dearer quantity) = (d – m) : (m – c). Suppose a container contains x of liquid from which y units are taken out and replaced by water.

**What is Alligation rule?**

Alligation: It is the rule that enables us to find the ratio in which two or more ingredients at the given price must be mixed to produce a mixture of the desired price. Mean Price: The cost price of a unit quantity of the mixture is called the mean price.

## What is the meaning of Alligation?

(ˌælɪˈɡeɪʃən) the act of joining or the condition of being joined to something.

**How do you apply an Alligation?**

Let ‘c’ be the cost price or C.P. of a unit quantity of a cheaper substance, ‘m’ be the mean price, ‘d’ be the cost price of a unit quantity of the dearer substance, then we can write: (Quantity of the Cheaper Substance) : (Quantity of the Dearer Substance) = (d – m) : (m – c).

### How do you apply an alligation?

**What is alligation method with example?**

There are two types of alligation: alligation medial, used to find the quantity of a mixture given the quantities of its ingredients, and alligation alternate, used to find the amount of each ingredient needed to make a mixture of a given quantity. Alligation medial is merely a matter of finding a weighted mean.

## What is the meaning of alligation?

**What is wine left formula?**

Therefore wine left = (x-32). Water filled 4 times = (4*8) = 32. Therefore ratio of (Quantity of wine left/Quantity of water). = (16/65).