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

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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**bobpursley**, Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 3:02pmThe amount of insecticide remains the same, but the diluted volume changes.

Insecticide orig= Insecticide final

11*.60=(11+X).02

solve for x, the quarts of water that have to be added.

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