Posted by **Madison** on Friday, February 26, 2010 at 4:47pm.

A pharmacist is to prepare a 50 fluid ounce solution that contains 54% glucose. The pharmacy has a 30% solution and a 90% solution on hand. How many ounces of each solution should be mixed to prepare the desired perscription?

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**Reiny**, Friday, February 26, 2010 at 5:30pm
.3x + .9(50-x) = .54(50)

Solve for x

Can you see what the equation says?

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**Madison**, Friday, February 26, 2010 at 6:08pm
Ya it says How many ounces of each solution should be mixed to prepare the desired perscription? Why is there a 50 in parentheses next to the .54? So once I solve for x what do I do next?

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**Carol**, Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at 1:05am
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