# SOLUTION: How many liter of pure hydrochloric acid must be added to 60 liters of solution that is 10% hydrochloric acid to get a solution that is 15% hydrochloric acid?

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 Question 438068: How many liter of pure hydrochloric acid must be added to 60 liters of solution that is 10% hydrochloric acid to get a solution that is 15% hydrochloric acid?Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!How many liter of pure hydrochloric acid must be added to 60 liters of solution that is 10% hydrochloric acid to get a solution that is 15% hydrochloric acid? : Let x = amt of pure acid required : .10(60) + x = .15(x+60) : 6 + x = .15x + 9 x - .15x = 9 - 6 .85x = 3 x = x ~ 3.53 liters of pure acid