Posted by **Ashley** on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 2:33pm.

Translate the problem into a pair of linear equations in two variables. Solve the equations using either elimination or substitution. State your answer for both variables.

An orchard operator must dilute 11 quarts of a 60% insecticide solution by adding water. Hpw many quarts of water should be added to get a mixture that is 2% insecticide?

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