# SOLUTION: How many liters of 24% salt solution must be mixed with 24 liters of a 40% salt solution to get a 34% salt solution?

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 Question 604216: How many liters of 24% salt solution must be mixed with 24 liters of a 40% salt solution to get a 34% salt solution?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!-------------- percent ---------------- Amount Salt solution I 40 ---------------- 24 liters Salt solution II 24 ---------------- x liters Mixture 34 ---------------- 24 + x liters 40*24+24x=34(24 +x) 960+24x =816+34x 24x-34x =-960+ 816 -10x=-144 / -10 x = 14.4 liters Salt solution II m.ananth@hotmail.ca