# SOLUTION: How much water must be added to 180 grams of a solution that is 35% acetic acid to produce a solution that is 10% acetic acid?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rational-functions Question 32806: How much water must be added to 180 grams of a solution that is 35% acetic acid to produce a solution that is 10% acetic acid?Answer by stanbon(57387)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the amount of water added be "x". Start: 0.65(180 grs.)= 117 grs. of water Add: x grams of water End up with: 0.9(180+x) grs of water EQUATION: water + water = water 117+x= 0.9(180+x) 117+x=162+0.9x 0.10x=45 x= 450 grams of water (amount of water added) Cheers, Stan H.