# SOLUTION: A mixture of 40 liters of milk and water contains 10% water. How much water should be added to this so that water may be 20% in the new mixture?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 277977: A mixture of 40 liters of milk and water contains 10% water. How much water should be added to this so that water may be 20% in the new mixture? Answer by richwmiller(9144)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!.1*40+x=.20(x+40) x=5 liters check 4+5=1/5*45=9 ok