# SOLUTION: Moonshine has 50 liters of 70% alcoholic solution. How many liters of pure alcohol would you need to add to make an 80% solution? 70% solution 50liters .70(50 + p

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 20391: Moonshine has 50 liters of 70% alcoholic solution. How many liters of pure alcohol would you need to add to make an 80% solution? 70% solution 50liters .70(50 + p) Alcohol p 1.00p 80% solution 50 + p .80(50 + p) ?Answer by Paul(988)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!0.8(50-t)=0.7(50) 40-0.8t=35 -0.8t=-5 t=6.25 Therefore about 6.25 liters of alcohol would be needed to make 80% of the soulution