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.

liz54321 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%

ElectricPavlov Apr 19, 2021