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How much pure acid should be mixed with 5 gallons of a 50% acid solution in order to get an 80% acid solution?

 Mar 22, 2020

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100% x    + 50% (5)   = 80% (x+5)

 

1.0x   +.5(5) = .8(x+5)        solve for x   the number of gallons of 100% acid to use,....

 Mar 22, 2020
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100% x    + 50% (5)   = 80% (x+5)

 

1.0x   +.5(5) = .8(x+5)        solve for x   the number of gallons of 100% acid to use,....

ElectricPavlov Mar 22, 2020
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Nice, EP!

CalTheGreat  Mar 22, 2020

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