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For Chemistry class you need to mix 10% and 30% acid solutions. How many liters of each type should be mixed in order to make 20L of 15% acid solution.

 Feb 15, 2021

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20 L  final volume

 

ingredients   = final product

 

10% volume =  x

30% volume = 20 - x

 

.10 (x)       +    .30 ( 20-x)         =   .15 (20)    solve for x   the 10% volume needed     then    30% volume = 20 - x      liters

 Feb 15, 2021
 #1
avatar+29193 
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Best Answer

20 L  final volume

 

ingredients   = final product

 

10% volume =  x

30% volume = 20 - x

 

.10 (x)       +    .30 ( 20-x)         =   .15 (20)    solve for x   the 10% volume needed     then    30% volume = 20 - x      liters

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