# SOLUTION: A chemist is mixing a solution that is 2% acid and another solution that is 8% acid. He needs to make 75 mL of a solution that is 5% acid. How much of each solution should he use?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 550561: A chemist is mixing a solution that is 2% acid and another solution that is 8% acid. He needs to make 75 mL of a solution that is 5% acid. How much of each solution should he use?Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A chemist is mixing a solution that is 2% acid and another solution that is 8% acid. He needs to make 75 mL of a solution that is 5% acid. How much of each solution should he use? --------- 5% is the average of 2% and 8%, so it's equal amounts.