# SOLUTION: One thousand liters a solution was available, but the solution was 60% alchohol. Barry needed a solution which was 50% alcohol. How many liters of alcohol had to be extracted so th

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 Question 450657: One thousand liters a solution was available, but the solution was 60% alchohol. Barry needed a solution which was 50% alcohol. How many liters of alcohol had to be extracted so that the solution would be 50% alcohol?Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!.6*1000=600 L of 100% alcohol are in the solution and 400 L of water. 200 L of alcohol must be removed to make a 50% solution (400L water and 400L alcohol. . Ed