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 Question 615814: A yogurt company blends regular yogurt that is 4% fat with its no-fat yogurt to obtain low-fat yogurt that is 1% fat. How many pounds of non-fat yogurt must be mixed to obtain 60 pounds of low-fat yogurt? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 615814: A yogurt company blends regular yogurt that is 4% fat with its no-fat yogurt to obtain low-fat yogurt that is 1% fat. How many pounds of non-fat yogurt must be mixed to obtain 60 pounds of low-fat yogurt? Click here to see answer by dragonwalker(72)

 Question 615964: 1. Determine if this is an example of probability or statistics: For every 100 women, 43 prefer tea to coffee. Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)
 Question 615964: 1. Determine if this is an example of probability or statistics: For every 100 women, 43 prefer tea to coffee. Click here to see answer by stef.tarcau@gmail.com(1)

 Question 615994: find the total thickness of two pices of wood that a carpenter glued together if one is 5/16 inch thick and the other 7/8 inch thick Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)
 Question 615994: find the total thickness of two pices of wood that a carpenter glued together if one is 5/16 inch thick and the other 7/8 inch thick Click here to see answer by dragonwalker(72)

 Question 616158: ali has 3 liters of water. he uses 950 milliters to water his plants. now how many milliters does he have left Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 616344: I have two problem on a quiz due tonight need simalar exaples to help me work my problems. . A dehydrated patient needs a 2.6% saline IV. Unfortunately, the hospital only has bags of 8% and 2% saline solutions. How many liters of each of these solutions should be mixed together to yield 2 liters of the desired concentration? . To buy both a new car and a new house, Tina sought two loans totaling \$318,338. The simple interest rate on the first loan was 2.4%, while the simple interest rate on the second loan was 4.7%. At the end of the first year, Tina paid a combined interest payment of \$14,761.81. What were the amounts of the two loans? please help thanks mia Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 616424: What is the percentage strength of a mixture containing 30mL of 7% iodine and 30 mL of 2 % iodine? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 616456: mament has 250 ml of salad dressing that is 40% oil and 60% vinegar. How much oil must he add so that the dressing is 50% oil and 50% vinegar? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 616730: Neil can paint a wall in 45 minutes; Scott, in 30 minutes. If neil begins painting the wall and Scott joins in after 15 minutes, how long will it take both to finish the job? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 616787: At the Snack Shack, dried cherries cost \$3.50 per pound. Dried apricots cost \$1.50 per pound. The store's owner wants to make 10 pounds of cherry-apricot mixture that costs \$2.70 per pound. How many pounds of cherries and apricots should the owner use to make the mixture? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 616907: in a metal alloy, the ratio of zinc to copper is 3 to 15. If there are 630 pounds of copper, how much zinc is there? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 616910: Prepare 2 L of a 35% alcohol solution using a 70% alcohol and a 15% alcohol. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)
 Question 616910: Prepare 2 L of a 35% alcohol solution using a 70% alcohol and a 15% alcohol. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 616934: How much silver nitrate is needed to prepare 5 oz of a 40% silver nitrate solution? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 616933: I have 2 mixture questions I am currently stuck on that are actually of the free tutor, "rrapalje" own webpage. question 1: How much water must be added to a 50% alcohol solution to obtain 100L of a 10% solution? question 2: 50 tickets where sold for a BBQ at a total of \$219. Prices where \$2.50 children, \$3.50 youth, \$5.00 adults. There were 10 more youth tickets than childrens tickets. How many of each tickets were sold? If you could give me step by step of how to make the equations from the words I would be very great full. Many thanks, Jim. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 616946: A new lab technician, on his first day on the job, drops his lab key into a large bottle of concentrated nitric acid, and key begins to dissolve. the mass of the key is 2.03 oz (1 oz=28.35g) and has a density of 6.347 g/cm^3. The acid dissolves the key at a rate of 0.00235 g/s. By the time the lab tech gets the key out of acid, 10.0 minutes have passed.What is the volume of the key by then? I solved this then but I feel like the answer is wrong. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 616946: A new lab technician, on his first day on the job, drops his lab key into a large bottle of concentrated nitric acid, and key begins to dissolve. the mass of the key is 2.03 oz (1 oz=28.35g) and has a density of 6.347 g/cm^3. The acid dissolves the key at a rate of 0.00235 g/s. By the time the lab tech gets the key out of acid, 10.0 minutes have passed.What is the volume of the key by then? I solved this then but I feel like the answer is wrong. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 616948: I have 4 oz of a 25% solution of a pesticide. I need to mix water with the pesticide to give me 32 ounces of a 0.2% solution. How much water do I need? How much of the 25% solution do I need to add to the water? How did you find your answer. Thank You Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6472)

 Question 617108: You received an order to prepare 500 ml of a 0.6% KCl solution. Your pharmacy only has a 10% KCl solution in stock. How many milliliters of the stock KCl solution would you need to prepare this solution? How much distilled water do you need to add to produce the final product Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 617154: Soybean meal is 12% protein; cornmeal is 6% protein.? How many pounds of each should be mixed together in order to get a 240-lb mixture that is 80% protein? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 617141: How much water should be added to 22mL of 12% alcohol solution to reduce the concentration of 11% Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 617147: in what ratio 25% alcohol be mixed wid 50% of alcohol to get a mixture of 40% alcohol strength? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 617197: A doctor mixed a 10% glucose solution with a 20% glucose solution. This mixture produced 16 oz of an 18% glucose solution. How many liters of each solution did the doctor use? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 617343: Four bells ring at intervals of 3,7,12 and 14minutes respectively.All four rang together at 12 noon.When will they ring together again? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28504)

 Question 617422: How many milliliters of 70% alcohol can be made from 500 ml of 91% alcohol? How much water will be needed for the previous problem? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 617481: A chemist needs a 130 millimeter of a 57% soulution but has only 33% and 85% soulutions available. Find how many millimeters of each that should be mixed to get the desired soulution. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 617492: How much water should be added to 24ML of 16% alcohol solution to reduce the concentration to 12%? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)
 Question 617492: How much water should be added to 24ML of 16% alcohol solution to reduce the concentration to 12%? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 617567: Steve needs to put 1 litre of water in a bucket.He has a 500ml jug. Explain how he can measure 1 litre of water. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 617593: how many liters of water must be added to 35 liter of 89%hydrochloric acid solution to reduce its strength to 75%? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 618291: How many gallons of a 80% antifreeze solution must be mixed with 80 gallons of 30% antifreeze to get a mixture that is 70% antifreeze Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6472)

 Question 618385: 5. How much pure antifreeze must be added to 12 gallons of 20% antifreeze to make a 40% antifreeze solution? a.2 gallons b.4 gallons c.6 gallons d.8 gallons 6. One computer printer can print a company's mailing labels in 40 minutes. A second printer would take 60 minutes to print the labels. How long would it take the two printers, operating together, to print the labels? a.30 minutes b.24 minutes c.50 minutes d.32 minutes Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 618465: how much of an alloy that is 40% copper should be mixed with 100 ounces of an alloy that is 70% copper in order to get an alloy that is 50% copper? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 618609: how much 12% acid solution and pure water must be mixed to produce 19.2 gallons of a mixture that is 7% acid? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6472)

 Question 618773: A teacher needs 1 liter of a solution of 5% HCL for an experiment. He only has a stock solution of 99% HCL, how much water (0% acid) and how much stock solution (99%) of HCL must he mix to get 1 liter 5% solution? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 618773: A teacher needs 1 liter of a solution of 5% HCL for an experiment. He only has a stock solution of 99% HCL, how much water (0% acid) and how much stock solution (99%) of HCL must he mix to get 1 liter 5% solution? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 618736: Please Include: heading, equation, algebraic solution, and answer A group of chemists are conducting an experiment to produce a new liquid material. Chemical A contains 15% sodium and the Chemical B contains 30% sodium. They mix the two samples, obtaining 600ml of a new chemical containing 22% sodium. How many ml of each sample must be mixed? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)