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Posted by **Meenaakshi** on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 3:36pm.

How many gallons of water must be added to

dilute the mixture to 8 gals of a 15% saline solution?

here is my method:

using c1V1 = c2V2,

(0.2)(V1) = (0.15)(8)

V1 = 6 gals

So, since 8 gals are required to dilute the saline solution of 15%, 8-6 = 2 gals of water must be added. Is my steps correct ? Hope someone can verify. Thanks

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 8:20pmYes, it's correct. 2 gals must be added (and well agitated).

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:52amAlright thank you! :)

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