# SOLUTION: How many liters of an 11% salt solution must be mixed with 16 liters of 44% salt solution to obtain a 23% salt solution?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 442220: How many liters of an 11% salt solution must be mixed with 16 liters of 44% salt solution to obtain a 23% salt solution?Answer by stanbon(57203)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!How many liters of an 11% salt solution must be mixed with 16 liters of 44% salt solution to obtain a 23% salt solution? ----------------------------- salt + salt = salt 0.11x + 0.44*16 = 0.23(x+16) ---- Multiply thru by 100 to get: 11x + 44*16 = 23x + 23*16 12x = 21*16 x = 28 liters (amt. of 11% solution needed) ============================================== Cheers, Stan H. ==========