# SOLUTION: a nurse mix 15 liters of a 10% solution of s drug with som 60% solution to get a 20% MIXTURE. how many liters of the 60% solution will be needed?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 240619: a nurse mix 15 liters of a 10% solution of s drug with som 60% solution to get a 20% MIXTURE. how many liters of the 60% solution will be needed?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!.60x+.10*15=.20(15+x) .60x+1.5=3+.20x .60x-.20x=3-1.5 .40x=1.5 x=1.5/.4 x=3.75 liters of 60% solution is used. Proof: .60*3.75+.10*15=.20(15+3.75) 2.25+1.5=.20*18.75 3.75=3.75