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 Question 385555: A lab technician is required to prepare 200 liters of a fungicide. The prepared solution must contain 42% fungicide. The lab technician wishes to use a solution that contains 30% fungicide with a solution that contains 50% fungicide. How much of each solution should he use. thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 385626: 1/18c - 1/36 + 1/6c = 1/6 + c Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 385787: how many pounds of 40 cent nuts and how many pounds of 25 cent nuts must you a dealer use to produce a misture of 90 pounds to sell at 31 cents per pound? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 385899: Pure Acid is to be added to a 10% acid solution to obtain 27 litters of 20% acid solution. What amounts of each should be used? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 386077: a chemist needs 120 milliliters of a 50% solution but has only 48% and 60% solutions available. Find how many milliliters of each that should be mixed to get the desired solution. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 386094: A store mixes coffee worth \$10 per kilo and another coffee worth \$12 per kilo. The mixture sells for \$11 per kilo. How much of each is used to make a 288-kilo mixture Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 386217: Lily mixed a 45% copper sulfate solution and a 25% copper sulfate solution to get 100 mL of a 31% copper sulfate solution. Haw many mL of the 25% solution did she use? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 386249: A chemist mixes a solution containing 18% alcohol with a second solution containing 45% alcohol. The result is 12 oz of solution that is 36% alcohol. How many ounces of each solution are mixed? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 386243: A 400 gram solution is 25% salt. How much salt must be added to produce a solution that is 40% salt? Click here to see answer by gwendolyn(128)
 Question 386243: A 400 gram solution is 25% salt. How much salt must be added to produce a solution that is 40% salt? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 386273: A stack of \$20, \$50, and \$100 bills were retrieved as part of a police investigation. There were 49 more \$50 bills than \$100 bills. Also, the number of \$20 bills were 3 times the number of \$100 bills. If the total value of the money was \$6650, find the number of each type of bill. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 386275: Kevin has \$6.45 in coins in his cash box. The numbers of quarters is one less than twice the number of dimes. The number of nickels is one less than twice the number of quarters. The value of the pennies is the same as the value of the nickels. How many of each Type of coin does he have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 386326: A theater company plans to hire people to build a stage set. The work time t (in hours per person) varies inversely with the number p of people hired. The company estimates that 15 people working for 120 hours each can complete the job. Find the work time per person if the company hires 20 people. When 20 people are hired, the work time per person is ??? hours Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 386496: how many quarts of pure acid must be added to 5 quarts of 30% acid solution to produce a 50% acid solution? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 386512: Find the ratio at which 50% alcohol be mixed with 75% alcohol to form a solution of 60% alcohol Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 386446: Please help me solve this percentage mixture problem... how many percent(%) alcohol should a wine maker add to 20 gallons of wine that is 12% alcohol to have 30 gallons of wine that is 14% alcohol? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 386566: A hospital needs 40 L of a solution of disinfectant. How many liters of a 20% solution and a 4% solution should be mixed to obtain this 15% solution? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 386956: A PERSON DRIVES 800 MILES IN A DAY AND A HALF. USE ALGEBRA TO FIND HOW LONG IT WOULD TAKE TO DRIVE 2000 MILES. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 387048: please help me slove this word problem: A photographer is mixing a 5% acetic acid solution with a 10% acetic acid solution to get 5 liters of a 7% solution. How many liters of the 5% and 10% solutions should she add? Thank you!! Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 387035: Please help me slove this word problem: A photographer is mixing a 5% acetic acid solution with a 10% acetic acid solution to get 5 liters of a 7% solution. How many liters of the 5% and 10% solutions should she add? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 387368: how many liters of a 10% alcohol solution must be mixed with 40 liters of a 50% sotion to get a 40% solution? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 387536: A chemist has only 50% and 20% sulfuric acid on his laboratory. How much of each should be mixed to obtain 12 liters of a 30% acid solution? Click here to see answer by gwendolyn(128)

 Question 388140: Write a linear equation to model this situation. An alloy is a mixture of metals. An artist was commissioned to make a 100g bracelet with a 50% silver alloy. He has a 60% silver alloy and a 35% silver alloy. Solve this using elimination or substitution. Help! Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 388279: how much 20% antifreeze solution must be mixed 2with a 80% solution to ptoduce 20 gallons of a 65% disinfecant solution Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 388382: A discount store sold plastic cups for \$3.25 each and ceramic cups for \$4.50 each. If 500 cups were sold for a total of \$2090, how many cups of each type were sold? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 388458: I am questioning if there is enough information to solve this problem:How much water should be added to 77 units of a 37% salt solution to get a 30% salt solution? Thank you Janet Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 388499: mrs. stephens has one drink containing 10% fruit juice and a second drink with 20% fruit juice. how many quartz of each must she combine to obtain 8 quarts of a mixture that is 16% fruit juice? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 388500: a plane flies 1200 miles in 2 hours with the jet stream and returns the same distance in two and a half hours against the wind. find the wind speed. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 388500: a plane flies 1200 miles in 2 hours with the jet stream and returns the same distance in two and a half hours against the wind. find the wind speed. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6491)

 Question 388509: a concession stand sells soft drinks for \$0.30 and cookies for \$0.50 each. 175 items were sold during the game for a grand total of \$65.70. How many of each was sold? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 388513: a collection of 35 coins contains nickels and quarters. find the number of nickels given that the total face value of the coins is \$2.55. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)
 Question 388513: a collection of 35 coins contains nickels and quarters. find the number of nickels given that the total face value of the coins is \$2.55. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 388516: a plane can travel 1260 miles in 2 hours. the return trip takes a half an hour longer. find the wind speed. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 388517: the cost of 9 gallons of regular gasoline 16 gallons of premium gasoline is \$58.55. Premium costs \$.30 more per gallon than regular. what is the cost of a gallon of premium gasoline? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 388520: at a pizza shop, two small pizzas, a liter of soda, and a salad cost \$14; one small pizza, a liter of soda, and three salads cost \$15; and three small pizzas and a liter of soda cost \$16. What is the cost of one small pizza? Set up three equations with three variables and then solve the system. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 388514: A farmer is trying to develop a feed mixture consisting of hay and grain. how many tons of hay at \$110 per ton and how many tons of grain at \$60 must be mixed to produce 100 tons of feed to sell at \$70 per ton? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6491)

 Question 388518: you are buying scarves and gloves as gifts. a scarf costs \$2 less than each pair of gloves. gloves cost \$7. you buy 12 items for \$62. how many gloves did you buy ? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)
 Question 388518: you are buying scarves and gloves as gifts. a scarf costs \$2 less than each pair of gloves. gloves cost \$7. you buy 12 items for \$62. how many gloves did you buy ? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 388512: the measure of the larger of the two 180 degree angles is 42 less than twice the measure of the smalller angle. find the degree measure of each angle. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 388826: what subject have these alphabetic A A C C L L S U Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 386803: How many gallons of a 60% alcohol solution must be mixed with 60 gallons of a 15% solution to obtain a solution that is 50% alcohol? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 389209: A vendor makes up a 20-kilo mixture of peanuts and green peas to come up with a mixture that cost Php 54 per kilo. If the peanut cost Php 60 per kilo and the green peas cost Php 45 per kilo, how many kilos of each kind did she use? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 389212: Rica A costs Php 20 per kilo and Rice B costs Php 25 per kilo. How many kilos of each kind must be mixed to produce a 30-kl mixture which costs Php 23 per kilo? Click here to see answer by gwendolyn(128)

 Question 389252: An alloy of tin is 15% tin and weighs 20 pounds. A second alloy is 10% tin. How many pounds of the second alloy must be added to the first to get a 12% mixture? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

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