# SOLUTION: how many ounces of pure water must be added to 60 ounces of a solution that is 20% water to make a solution that is 30% water

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 360252: how many ounces of pure water must be added to 60 ounces of a solution that is 20% water to make a solution that is 30% waterAnswer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let x ounces = water x+60*0.2=(x+60)*0.3 x+12=0.3x+18 0.7x=6 x=6/0.7 x=8.57 ...m.ananth@hotmail.ca