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The percentage of sugar in a solution of sugar and water is 9%. If 4 litres of this solution is diluted by adding 500 mL of water, what is the percentage of sugar in the new solution?

 Mar 27, 2015

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4L = 4000ml  .....and 9% is sugar = 360ml

And 500ml added to this = 4500ml

So  360/4500 = 8% sugar in the new solution

 

  

 Mar 27, 2015
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4L = 4000ml  .....and 9% is sugar = 360ml

And 500ml added to this = 4500ml

So  360/4500 = 8% sugar in the new solution

 

  

CPhill Mar 27, 2015

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