Question: Three friends A, B and C play a game in a pub. The rules are simple. Whenever, there is a contest between any two of them, the one who has a higher percentage alcohol should pour 200 ml of his wine into the one having lower percentage alcohol. The game starts as a contest between A and B, then B and C and then C and A. Post this, the game continues in the same cycle on and on. If a player has emptied all his alcohol, then the remaining two play the game with the same rules. If two players have the alcohol of the same percentage level, the younger one pours 200 mls of his alcohol into the elder one’s glass. All three of them start the game with 600 ml of wine. A’s wine has 60% alcohol, B’s has 48% alcohol and C’s has 50% alcohol. They take 3 minutes to play one round of this game. D, a fourth friend leaves the pub immediately after the game begins, returns after an hour and drinks wine from the person who has the highest alcohol percentage. What is the concentration of the alcohol that D had?
(a) 51.5%
(b) 52.67%
(c) 53%
(d) Cannot be determined

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  1. Could’nt understand

  2. sir here in this case ; if the amount wala concept will strike to our mind instantly ; Then we don't need to do calculation . Straight away we can say that D will be having all the 1800 ml of wine with conc. 52.67% . Amazing question

  3. adhish gosavi 3 years ago

    Answer kya tha bhai? Vo nahi bataya

  4. nishant munjal 3 years ago

    Good one

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