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#1 2008-01-27 11:03:47

44halfj
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Registered: 2008-01-27
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Solution Problem

How do you set this one up?

If you have an unknown amount of 30% solution and an unknown amount of 70 % solution, how much of each doyou need to make 12L of 45 % solution?

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#2 2008-01-27 13:16:14

JaneFairfax
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Re: Solution Problem

If you mix V litres of the first solution and W litres of the second solution, the concentration of your resulting solution will be

You want

and

So just solve the two simultaneous equations in V and W for your answer. smile


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