# SOLUTION: A metal alloy weighing 2 mg and containing 45% gold is melted and mixed with 3 mg of a different alloy which contaians 30% gold. Which percent of the resulting alloy is gold. Th

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 Question 599402: A metal alloy weighing 2 mg and containing 45% gold is melted and mixed with 3 mg of a different alloy which contaians 30% gold. Which percent of the resulting alloy is gold. Thanks!!!!Answer by flame8855(424)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!amount of gold in the first part :2*0.45=0.9 mg amount of gold in the second part : 3*0.3=0.9 mg total gold= 1.8 mg %=1.8/5 *100 = 36 %