# SOLUTION: HOW MUCH SALT MUST BE ADDED TO 60 KG OF A 20% SOLUTION OF SALT TO INCREASEE IT TO A 40% SOLUTION OF SALD

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 Question 607310: HOW MUCH SALT MUST BE ADDED TO 60 KG OF A 20% SOLUTION OF SALT TO INCREASEE IT TO A 40% SOLUTION OF SALDAnswer by stanbon(57967)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!HOW MUCH SALT MUST BE ADDED TO 60 KG OF A 20% SOLUTION OF SALT TO INCREASEE IT TO A 40% SOLUTION OF SALD ----- Equation: salt + salt = salt 0.20*60 + 1*x = 0.40(60+x) ----- 20*60 + 100x = 40*60 + 40x 60x = 20*60 x = 20 KG (amt of salt that must be added) ================== Cheers, Stan H.