# SOLUTION: A solution of 54% fertilizer is to be mixed with a solution of 27% fertilizer to form 135 liters of a 49% solution. How many liters of the 54% solution must be used?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 515696: A solution of 54% fertilizer is to be mixed with a solution of 27% fertilizer to form 135 liters of a 49% solution. How many liters of the 54% solution must be used?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!---------percent ---------------- quantity Fertlizer I 54 ---------------- x liters Fertilizer II 27 ------ 135 - x liters Mixture 49.00% ---------------- 135 54 x + 27 ( 135 - x ) = 49 * 135 54 x + 3645 - 27 x = 6615 54 x - 27 x = 6615 - 3645 27 x = 2970 / 27 x = 110 liters 54.00% Fertlizer I 25 liters 27.00% Fertilizer II m.ananth@hotmail.ca