# SOLUTION: How many quarts of a 20% salt solution must be mixed with 15 quarts of a 35% salt solution to obtain a mixture that is 25% salt?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 270734: How many quarts of a 20% salt solution must be mixed with 15 quarts of a 35% salt solution to obtain a mixture that is 25% salt? Answer by CharlesG2(828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!How many quarts of a 20% salt solution must be mixed with 15 quarts of a 35% salt solution to obtain a mixture that is 25% salt? % * amount mixture A + % * amount mixture B = % * amount mixture C 20% * x + 35% * 15 = 25% * (x + 15) 0.20x + 0.35 * 15 = 0.25x + 0.25 * 15 0.20x + 5.25 = 0.25x + 3.75 (rearrange) 1.5 = 0.05x 30 quarts = x