# SOLUTION: A fertilizer mixture containing 30% nitrogen is desired for a certain crop. The farmer has a fertilizer with 17% nitrogen content and another fertilizer with 43% nitrogen content.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 169881: A fertilizer mixture containing 30% nitrogen is desired for a certain crop. The farmer has a fertilizer with 17% nitrogen content and another fertilizer with 43% nitrogen content. How much of each fertilizer is needed to make 100kg of fertilizer with the desired nitrogen content ? please give me the table of your solutionAnswer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!.43x+.17(100-x)=.3*100 .43x+17-.17x=30 .26x=30-17 .26x=13 x=13/.26 x=50 kg of 43% fertilizer is used. 100=50=50 kg of 17% fertilizer is also used. Proof: .43*50+.17*50=30 21.5+8.5=30 30=30