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How many liters of water must be added to 40 liters of a 40% salt solution in order to produce a 25% salt solution? Thanks!!

 Dec 23, 2020
edited by Guest  Dec 23, 2020

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Total salt of ingredients    = total salt in final solution

  .40 (40)                =  .25 (40 + x)

    16                       = 10 + .25x

      6                       =   .25 x

     24 liters  of water = x

 Dec 23, 2020
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Total salt of ingredients    = total salt in final solution

  .40 (40)                =  .25 (40 + x)

    16                       = 10 + .25x

      6                       =   .25 x

     24 liters  of water = x

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