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Find how many quarts of 6% butterfat milk and 3% butterfat milk should be mixed to yield 60 quarts of 4% butterfat milk.

 Feb 12, 2020

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FAT in ingredients    = fat in final solution

 

x = 6% amount

   then   60 - x   = 3% amount

 

6% (x)   +  3% (60-x)   = 4% ( 60)

.06 x       + .03 (60-x)   = .04 (60)        solve for 'x' the amount of 6%    then  3% amount =   60-x

 Feb 12, 2020
 #1
avatar+22108 
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Best Answer

FAT in ingredients    = fat in final solution

 

x = 6% amount

   then   60 - x   = 3% amount

 

6% (x)   +  3% (60-x)   = 4% ( 60)

.06 x       + .03 (60-x)   = .04 (60)        solve for 'x' the amount of 6%    then  3% amount =   60-x

ElectricPavlov Feb 12, 2020

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