# SOLUTION: can you give me an example of the following word problem in a table format? A spice mixture is 25% thyme. How many grams of thyme must be added to 12 g to the mixuter to increase

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 362953: can you give me an example of the following word problem in a table format? A spice mixture is 25% thyme. How many grams of thyme must be added to 12 g to the mixuter to increase the thyme content to 40%? Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!12<==>.25<==>3 x<===>1.0<==>x 12+x<=>.4<=>.4(12+x) . 3+x=.4(12+x) 3+x=4.8+.4x .6x=1.8 x=3 gm of thyme. . Ed