# SOLUTION: There is a solution whixh contains 40% alcohol and 60%water. how much percentage of water we need to add to make alcohol 1%...???

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 632554: There is a solution whixh contains 40% alcohol and 60%water. how much percentage of water we need to add to make alcohol 1%...???Answer by josmiceli(9661)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The original solution is ( in some units, gallons, etc ) Let = the amount of water to be added in same units You're looking for You had 60% water to begin with Now you have percent water ( that figures since 1 - .01 = 99 ) So you increase the percentage of water by 39%