Mixtures and Alligations’ is about mixing different objects in order to get desired levels/percentage/concentration of different objects.
As the dictionary meaning of Alligation (mixing) , we will deal with problems related to mixing of different compounds or quantities. The concept of alligation and weighted average are the same.
Types of mixture:
- Simple Mixture: When two different ingredients are mixed together, it is known as a simple mixture.
- Compound Mixture: When two or more simple mixtures are mixed together to form another mixture, it is known as a compound mixture.