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You poured some 6% alcohol solution and some 8%  alcohol solution into a mixing container. Now you have 500 grams of 7.52% alcohol solution. How many grams of 6% solution and how many grams of 8% solution did you pour into the mixing container? Write and solve a system equation to answer the following questions.

 

 

You mixed       grams of 6% solution with        grams of 8% solution.

 Apr 19, 2021
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x = 8% grams   

500 -x = 6% grams

 

.08 ( x)     +    .06 ( 500-x)  =  .0752 (500)

 

.08x         +   30 - .06x   = 37.6

x = 380  gm    of 8%       120 gm of 6%

 Apr 19, 2021

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