# SOLUTION: My problem is as follows: How much pure hydrocloric acid must be added to 40 milliliters of a 50% solution to obtain a 75% acid solution?

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Mixtures -> SOLUTION: My problem is as follows: How much pure hydrocloric acid must be added to 40 milliliters of a 50% solution to obtain a 75% acid solution?      Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations! Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help!

 Word Problems: Mixtures Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 486546: My problem is as follows: How much pure hydrocloric acid must be added to 40 milliliters of a 50% solution to obtain a 75% acid solution?Answer by lwsshak3(6505)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!How much pure hydrocloric acid must be added to 40 milliliters of a 50% solution to obtain a 75% acid solution? *** let x= milliliters of pure hydrocloric acid to be added 100%(x)+50%(40)=75%(x+40) x+20=.75x+30 .25x=10 x=10/.25=40 ans: 40 milliliters of pure hydrocloric acid must be added to 40 milliliters of a 50% solution to obtain a 75% acid solution?