# SOLUTION: A pharmacist wants to make a solution that is 60% alcohol. On the shelf are two bottles of 40% and 20% strength alcohol. Explain the step(s) and the outcome of this mixture.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 226964: A pharmacist wants to make a solution that is 60% alcohol. On the shelf are two bottles of 40% and 20% strength alcohol. Explain the step(s) and the outcome of this mixture. Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A pharmacist wants to make a solution that is 60% alcohol. On the shelf are two bottles of 40% and 20% strength alcohol. Explain the step(s) and the outcome of this mixture ; When you want to get a mixture like this, one ingredient has to be more than 60% and the other ingredient has to be less than 60% Both of these are less than 60% so it is impossible to do this