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 Question 418987: A ferry leaves a harbor and travels to a resort island at an average speed of 20 mph. On the return trip, the ferry travels at an average speed of 10 mph because of fog. The total time for the trip is 3 h. How far is the island from the harbor? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 419154: How many liters of a 50% acid solution must be added to 80 liters of 30% solution to obtain a 40%solution? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 419199: 6. In the two squares shown below, the longer square has a side length 1 foot greater than that of the smaller square. If the combined area of the two squares is 113 square feet, find the length of the side of the smaller square. (Define any variables that you use by using let statements and/or by labeling the diagram.) Click here to see answer by duckness73(43)

 Question 419468: 8 gal. of a 80% alcohol solution was mixed with 12 gal. of pure water. What is the concentration of the mixture? A) 30% B) 32% C) 10% D) 40% Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 419542: A chemist must mix 16 liters of a 40% acid solution with some of a 70% solution to get a 50% solution.How much of the 70% solution should be used. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 419542: A chemist must mix 16 liters of a 40% acid solution with some of a 70% solution to get a 50% solution.How much of the 70% solution should be used. Click here to see answer by Fakefool5(1)

 Question 419606: How many ounces of 12.5% Sodium Hypochlorite to make 5% sodium Hypochlorite in 2.5 gallons of H20? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 419167: how many pounds of fresh water must be added to 30 pounds of sea water containing 16% salt (by weight) in order to reduce the percentage of salt to 12%? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 419707: A 10-quart radiator contains a 30% concentration of antifreeze. how much of the sloution must be drained and replaced by 100% antifreeze to bring the solution up to 50% Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 419834: How many liters of a 70 percent alcohol solution must be added to 50 liters of a 40 percent alcohol solution to produce a 50 percent solution? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 419887: A chemist has one solution that is 80% acid and another solution that is 30% acid. How much of the first (80%) solution is needed to make a 400 L solution that is 62% acid? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 420062: A group of students takes their math teacher out for lunch. If five have hamburgers and three have hot dogs, the bill will be \$24.25. If three have hamburgers and five have hot dogs, the bill be be \$21.75. What is the price of the hamburger? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 420062: A group of students takes their math teacher out for lunch. If five have hamburgers and three have hot dogs, the bill will be \$24.25. If three have hamburgers and five have hot dogs, the bill be be \$21.75. What is the price of the hamburger? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 419977: a 17in piece of steel is cut into 3 pieces so that the second piece is twice as long as the first piece, and the third piece is 3in more than four times the length of the first piece Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 420443: Soybean meal is 14%. cornmeal is 7% protien. How many pounds of eachshouldbe mixed together in order to get 280lb mixture that is 8% protien Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 421064: how many gallons of water need to be added to convert 2 gallons of 30% acid solution into a 20% acid solution? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 421000: a car travels 220 miles and uses 40 liters of petrol What is the average fuel consumption of the car Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 421152: a merchant wants to mix peanuts worth \$3 per pound with jelly beans worth \$1.50 per pound to make 30 pounds of mixture worth \$2.10 per pound. how many pounds of each should be used? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 421151: nurse has a solution that is 25% alcohol and another that is 50% alcohol. how much of each musst he use to make 20 liters of a solution that is 40% alcohol? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 421293: Please show me how to solve the following word problem: A solution of 54% fertilizer is to be mixed with a solution of 27% fertilizer to form 135 liters of a 49% solution. How many liters of the 54% solution must be used? Thanks for your help. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 421443: if 600ml of a juice drink is 15% orange juice, how much orange juice should be added to make a drink that is 25% orange juice Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 421446: Neomi invests \$1000, part 4% interest and part 5% interest. How much does she invest at each interest rate if she makes a total of 42\$ in interest between the two accounts? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 421633: To mix weed killer with water correctly, it is necessary to mix 8 teaspoons of weed killer with 2 gallons of water. Find how many gallons of water are needed to mix with the entire box if it contains 36 teaspoons of weed killer. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 421806: How much 1% solution should you mix with pure water to create 100 mL of .5% solution strength? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 421686: larry curly and mo enter a math contest. questions are worth 2, 3, and 7 points. they each got 30 points and answered the same amount of questions total, but not the same amount of each type of question. how many of each type of question did each of them ask? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 421832: How many liters of a 20% solution should be mixed with 15L of a 50% solution to get a 30% solution? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 422506: I need 100 pounds of a nut mixture that is 25% peanuts. I have mixtures that are 45% and 5% peanuts. How much of each should I use? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 422600: An advertisement for a grape juice claims that the drink contains 10 percent grape juice. How much pure grape juice would need to be added to 5 quarts of drink to obtain a mixture containing 40 percent grape juice Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 422757: Blending Granola. Deep Thought Granola is 25% nuts and dried fruit. Oat Dream Granola is 10% nuts and dried fruit. How much of Deep Though and how much of Oat Dream should be mixed to form a 20 lb. batch of granola that is 19% nuts and dried fruit? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6513)

 Question 422580: A mechanic needs a radiator to have a 40% antifreeze solution. The radiator currently is filled with 4 gallons of a 25% antrifreeze solution. How much of the antifreeze mixture should be drained from the car if the mechanic replaces it with pure antifreeze? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6513)

 Question 423242: what are the x and y intercepts of the line defined by -8x + 6y = -48 Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)
 Question 423242: what are the x and y intercepts of the line defined by -8x + 6y = -48 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 423344: if water is added in 80% wine then the wine become 60% . find the ratio of water is added to the wine Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 423721: a lab needs to make 100 gallons of a 18% acid solution by mixing a 12% acid solution with 20% solution. How many gallons of each solution is needed? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 423870: I have always struggled with word problems and college word problems aren't any better, so could you please help me with these problems. How much pure water must be mixed with 4 pints of 50% developer to produce a mixture that is 39% developer? A researcher orders a broth of 8% glucose for her lab. However, she needs a stronger broth, one that is 14.1% glucose. Fortunately, she has 70.6 liters of 41% glucose broth in the stock room. How much 14.1% glucose broth can she make? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 423870: I have always struggled with word problems and college word problems aren't any better, so could you please help me with these problems. How much pure water must be mixed with 4 pints of 50% developer to produce a mixture that is 39% developer? A researcher orders a broth of 8% glucose for her lab. However, she needs a stronger broth, one that is 14.1% glucose. Fortunately, she has 70.6 liters of 41% glucose broth in the stock room. How much 14.1% glucose broth can she make? Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 424162: If 1 gallon of anti-freeze is 80% and 60 gallon is 25%, how many gallon of the 80% do you mix with the 25% to equal 70%? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 424156: If Petrolyn oil is a combination of natural oil and synthetic oil-5parts natural for evry 4 parts of synthetic oil. How many liters of synthetic oil are contained in 468 liters of petrolyn oil? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 424448: one canned juice drink is 20% orange juice another is 5% orange juice. how many liters of each should be mixed together in order to get 15 liters that is 16% orange juice? Please help I am so confused!! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)
 Question 424448: one canned juice drink is 20% orange juice another is 5% orange juice. how many liters of each should be mixed together in order to get 15 liters that is 16% orange juice? Please help I am so confused!! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 424734: I need for someone to confirm my answer for me. I get so confused with these mixture problems. Here it is and thank you so much in advance: As a nasal decongestant, doctors sometimes prescribe saline solutions with a concentration between 8% and 25%. In the old days, pharmacists had to create different mixtures but only needed to stock these two concentrations, since any percentage in between could be obtained using a mixture. So suppose an order comes in for an 18% solution. How many milliliters (mL) of the 25% solution must be mixed with 17 mL of the 8% colution to obtain the desired 18% solution? The answer I get is 24.286 mL of the 25% solution. Can you please, please check this???? Thanks. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 424766: I could really use some help on this problem, please try to help me solve this problem, I'm very desperate and I'm not great in math! Mr. Huang operates a soybean farm outside of Grinnell, Iowa. To keep costs down, he buys many products in bulk and transfers them to smaller containers for use on the farm. Often the bulk products are not the correct concentration and need to be custom mixed before Mr. Huang can use them. One day he wants to apply fertilizer to a large field. A solution of 59% fertilizer is to be mixed with a solution of 38% fertilizer to form 42 liters of a 50% solution. How much of the 59% solution must he use? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 424193: A merchant has coffee worth \$2 dollars a pound that she wishes to mix with 8lbs of coffee worth \$8 a pound to get a mixture that can be sold for \$3 a pound. How many pounds of the \$2 coffee should be used? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 424758: I really don't understand word problems, would you please help me with this problem? A researcher orders a broth of 8% glucose for her lab. However, she needs a stronger broth,one that is 14.1% glucose. Fortunately, she has 70.6 liters of 41% glucose broth in the stock room. How much 14.1% glucose can she make? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1277)

 Question 424843: how many liters of a 10 percent alcohol solution must be mixed with 70 liters of the solution that is 80 percent alcohol to get a solution that is 20 percent alcohol Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

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