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The percentage composition of copper in white brass and red brass is __________ and _______ respectively.

(a) 40%, 55%

(b) 55%, 40%

(c) 10%, 85%

(d) 85%, 10%

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Right choice is (c) 10%, 85%

The explanation is: The percentage composition of copper in white brass and red brass is respectively 10% and 85% respectively. Red brass contains 15% zinc with 85% copper while white brass contains 90% zinc and 10% copper.

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