# SOLUTION: Using Elimination: Suppose a man wants to mix 50 quarts of 56% liquor. How many quarts of pure alcohol and how many quarts of water must he add to 25 quarts of 72% liquor?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear Equations And Systems Word Problems Question 349506: Using Elimination: Suppose a man wants to mix 50 quarts of 56% liquor. How many quarts of pure alcohol and how many quarts of water must he add to 25 quarts of 72% liquor?Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let A be the amount of 100% alcohol. Let B be the amount of 0% alcohol (water). 1. . . . Then from eq. 1, . . . 10 quarts of pure aloohol and 15 quarts of pure water need to be added.