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 Question 357056: Is there another way to do mixture word problems other than using algebra? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 357136: A chemist wants to make 54 mL of a 17% acid solution by mixing a 13% acid solution and an 19% acid solution. How many milliliters of each solution should the chemist use? 13% solution ? mL 19% solution ? mL Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 357192: Five grams of sugar are added to a 45-gram serving of a breakfast cereal that is 20% sugar. What is the percent concentration of sugar in the resulting mixture? ? % Click here to see answer by stanbon(57399)

 Question 357191: How many ounces of pure chocolate must be added to 140 oz of chocolate topping that is 50% chocolate to make a topping that is 75% chocolate? ? oz Click here to see answer by stanbon(57399)

 Question 357298: A 20 lb bag of nut mix has 40% of peanuts and 60% of cashews. To get 20% peanuts, how much of the mix should be replaced with pure cashews? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 357291: A bottle contains 750ml of fruit punch with a concentration of 50% pure fruit juice. Jin drinks 100ml of the punch and then refills the bottle win an equal amount of a cheaper brand of punch. If the concentration of juice in the bottle is now reduced to 48%, what was the concentration in the punch that Jill added? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 357362: A saline solution is 20% salt. How many gallons of water must be added to dilute the mixture to 8 gals of a 15% saline solution? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 357398: A 4% solution contains 4% disinfectant and 96% water. How many ounces of solution are made with 2 ounces of disinfectant? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 357518: How many liters of water must be added to 50 L of a 30% acid solution in order to produce a 20% acid solution? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 357440: how much of an alloy that is 30% should be mixed with 500 ounces of an alloy that is 70% copper in order to get an alloy that is 50% copper Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 357687: how much 60% solution must be mixed with a 80% solution to produce 25 gallons of a 76% solution Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 357688: how many gallons of an 80% solution and a 20% solution must be mixed to obtain 20 gallons of a 59% solution Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 357793: greg has two soulutions avaiable in a lAB, one with 6% alcohol and another with 14% alcohol. how much of each should he mix together to obtain 10 gallons of a solution hat contains 12% alcohol. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 357764: You want 50 oz of dye that is 27% red. What you have on hand is a dye that is 10% red and another dye that is 65% red. How much of each would you use to get the desired mixture? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 358002: How many liters of 80% salt solution would we need to mix with 12 liters of 30% salt solution to produce a 40% salt solution as a result? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 358029: A miller wishes to make 140 bushels of a mixture of corn and oats to sell at \$1.20 a bushel. If a bushel of oats is worth 80 cents and a bushel of corn is worth \$1.50, how many bushels of each should he use? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 358019: The product of two consecutive positive integers is 11 more than their sum. What are the integers? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 357924: One hundred ounces of juice that is 70% tomato juice are added to 200 oz of a vegetable juice that is 20% tomato juice. What is the percent concentration of tomato juice in the resulting mixture? (Enter your answer as a fraction.) ?% Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 357925: How many liters of a blue dye that costs \$15.80 per liter must be mixed with 21 L of anil that costs \$2.90 per liter to make a mixture that costs \$11.50 per liter? ? L Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 358198: In a chemistry class, 12 liters of a 12% alcohol solution must be mixed with a 20% alcohol soluttion to get a 14% solution. How many liters of the 20% solution are needed? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 358493: HOW MANY OUNCES OF PURE WATER AND HOW MANY OUNCES OF A 16% BUTTERFAT SOLUTION SHOULD Charlotte MIX TO OBTAIN 32 OUNCES OF A 10% BUTTERFAT SOLUTION? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 358516: mrs. williams mixed nuts that cost \$3.90 per pound with nuts that cost \$4.30 per pound to obtain a mixture of 50 pounds of nuts worth \$4.20 per pound. how many pounds of each type of nuts did she use? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 358567: To produce 20 liters of a 45% alcohol solution by mixing together a 60% solution and a 35% solution, how many liters of a 60% solution should be used? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 358540: If you have a solution that's 40% alcohol and another that's 70% alcohol how much of the 70% alcohol do you have to add to the 40% to make the 40% raise to 50% alcohol. Start with 100 ml of the 70% solution? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 358715: how much of a 50% acid solution must be mixed with 30 gallons of a 19% acid solution to obtain a solution that is 40% acid? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)
 Question 358715: how much of a 50% acid solution must be mixed with 30 gallons of a 19% acid solution to obtain a solution that is 40% acid? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 358689: A chemist needs 18L of a 20% solution of alcohol. she has on hand a 15% solution as well as a 30% solution. How many L of the 15% solution and the 30% solution should she mix to get the 20% solution needed? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 358904: how many grams of pure salt must be added to 40g of a 20% salt solution to make a solution that is 36% salt Click here to see answer by stanbon(57399)
 Question 358904: how many grams of pure salt must be added to 40g of a 20% salt solution to make a solution that is 36% salt Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 358921: How many ounces of pure chocolate must be added to 270 oz of chocolate topping that is 50% chocolate to make a topping that is 75% chocolate? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57399)

 Question 358615: Cashews sell for \$5 per pound, and peanuts sell for \$2 per pound. How many pounds of each Would you use to make 12 pounds of a mixture that sells for \$3.75 per pound? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 358953: 1. Find the value for the correlation coefficient r. x 10 8 7 12 14 5 y 20 19 17 25 28 9 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 358972: a 25 liter solution of alcohol in water is 72% alcohol. how many liters of an 80% solution must be added if the final solution is to be 75% alcohol? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 359047: A three -pound box of rice costs \$2.40. What is the cost per pound? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 359046: A ball is thrown vertically upward. After t seconds, its height h (in feet) is given by the function h(t)= 56t-16tē . What is the maximum height that the ball will reach? Do not round your answer. *here was my approach i factored the equation getting: = 4t(-4t+14) = 4t = 0 -4t+14 = 0 t = 0 -4t = -14 t = 7/2 The answer i came up with was 3.5ft, is this correct? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 359223: Forty ounces of a 30% gold alloy are mixed with 60 ounces of a 20% gold alloy. Find the percent concentration of the resulting gold alloy. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 359405: I am in college readiness, and we have a quiz tomorrow except that I do not understand liquid mitures. the problem is how many liters of water must be added to 8 liters of a 40% acid solution to obtain a 10% acid solution? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 359560: Hi, doing my statistic homework and I need help. The question is you spin a number wheel that has 19 numbers 950 times. The random variable represents the the winning numbers on each spin of the wheel. I don't really get the question and how I'm suppose to do it. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 359587: Two train are 532 miles apart and are traveling toward each other. One train is traveling 9 mph faster than the other train. The trains pass each other in 4 hours. Fine the speed of each train. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)