# SOLUTION: It would be nice if someone could show me how to solve this mixture problem. Thanks in advance. A 15 liter bucket of soda contains a mixture with a concentration of 50% corn syr

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 21993: It would be nice if someone could show me how to solve this mixture problem. Thanks in advance. A 15 liter bucket of soda contains a mixture with a concentration of 50% corn syrup. How much of this mixture x must be withdrawn and replaced by 100% corn syrup to bring the mixture up to a concentration of 60% corn syrup? x=________litersAnswer by Paul(988)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!100x+50(15-x)=60(15) 100x+750-50x=900 Simplify 50x=150 (divide both sides 50) x=3 Hence for 100% it should bee 3L and for 50% it should be 12L