# SOLUTION: How many ounces of pure bran flakes must be added to 50 oz of cereal that is 40% bran flakes to produce a mixture that is 50% bran flakes?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Human-and-algebraic-language Question 577726: How many ounces of pure bran flakes must be added to 50 oz of cereal that is 40% bran flakes to produce a mixture that is 50% bran flakes?Answer by richwmiller(9143)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(50*.4)+x=.5(50+x) 20+x=25+.5x .5x=5 x=10 10 ounces of pure bran flakes.