# SOLUTION: A chemist has 6 L of a solution that is 8% salt, How much water should be evaporated so that the solution that remains is 40% water?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 25634: A chemist has 6 L of a solution that is 8% salt, How much water should be evaporated so that the solution that remains is 40% water?Answer by Paul(988)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!6(8)=40(6-x) 48=240-40x -40x=-192 x=4.8 Hence, about 4.8L should evaporate. Paul.