# SOLUTION: Two solutions of salt water contain 0.04% and 0.19% salt respectively. A lab technician wants to make 1 liter of solution which contains 0.13% salt. How much of each solution shoul

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 544528: Two solutions of salt water contain 0.04% and 0.19% salt respectively. A lab technician wants to make 1 liter of solution which contains 0.13% salt. How much of each solution should she use? Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!percent ---------------- quantity Salt solution I 0.04 ---------------- x L Salt solution II 0.19 ------ 1 - x L Mixture 0.13% ---------------- 1 0.04x+0.19(1-x) =0.13* 1 0.04x+0.19-0.19 x=0.13 0.04x- 0.19x =0.13- 0.19 -0.15 x=-0.06 / -0.15 x= 0.4 L 0.04% Salt solution I 0.6 L 0.19% Salt solution II m.ananth@hotmail.ca