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A 6% alcohol salt solution is added to a 12% salt solution to produce a 3-liter 10% salt solution. How much of each solution was used? Show your solution.​

 Mar 14, 2021
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sum of ingredients    = ingredients in final soln

 

x = 6%

3-x = 12%

 

 

.06 x     + .12 (3-x)      =   .10 (3)       solve for 'x' the amount of liters of 6%     then 12% amount =   3 - x    liters

 Mar 14, 2021

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