posted by .

a chemist mixes an 11% alchohol solution with an 8% alchohol solutoins. How many milliliters of each solution should he use to make a 600ml solution that is 8% alchohol solution?

Why wouldn't we just use 600ml of the 8% solution to begin with? So 0ml of the 11% and 600ml of the 8% and we're done. Does that work? What am I missing?

*scratch scratch* yes, very algebraically solved :)

Be sure there isn't a typo and the second is supposed to be a 6% solution. Then we could mix the 11% and 6%(or some solution less than 8%) to make an 8% solution.

I am sure there is a typo somewhere.

no that is exactly what the problem says

Then the problem obviously has a typo in it.

How do you do square roots or ten powers?

sincerly confuesed

How do you do square roots and ten powers?


Shay could you start a new question and state what the problem is asking, please.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. science(chem)

    Solubility: Solubility of compounds in a)water (highly polar) b)methyl alchohol (intermediate polarity) c)Hexane (nonpolar) My guess 1. Benzophenone a) not soluble b) partially soluble c) soluble 2. Malonic acid a) soluble (since it's …
  2. Fluorenol (In the Merck Index or anywhere else)

    what is this? (Fluorenol) I can't find it in th Merck Index or online... I'm going to be using it in organic chem and I can't find the info to use in my chemical table.. Is it a combination of fluorene and alchohol?
  3. Algebra

    A chemist needs to mix a solution containing 30% insecticide with a solution containg 50% insecticide to make 200L of a solution that 42% insecticide. How much of each solution should she use?
  4. algebra

    a chemist needs 10 liters of a 25% acid solution. the solution is to be mixed from three solutions whose acid concentrations are 10% 20% 50% how may liters of each solution should the chmist use to satisfy the following?
  5. chemistry

    Captain Kirk, of the Starship Enterprise, has been told by his superiors that only a chemist can be trusted with the combination to the safe containing the dilithium crystals that power the ship. The combination is the pH of Solution …
  6. chemistry

    How many gallons of distilled water must be mixed with 50 gallons of a 30% alchohol solution to get a 25% solution?
  7. Biology

    I hope you can help me with this question: "Imagine that you go to a party with a friend who starts drinking alchohol.Describe , step by step , the effects to that individual as he drinks more and more alchohol as the evening progresses …
  8. algebra 2

    A chemist mixes some 20% acid solution with pure 100% acid to increase the concentration. How much pure acid and acid solution should be mixed to form 100 milliliters of 40% acid solution?
  9. math / algebra

    n the lab, Bob has two solutions that contain alcohol and is mixing them with each other. He uses 400 milliliters less of Solution A than Solution B. Solution A is 20% alcohol and Solution B is 13% alcohol. How many milliliters of …
  10. Algebra, Math

    A chemist has a bottle of a 10% acid solution and a bottle of a 30% acid solution. He mixes the solutions together to get 500 mL of a 25% acid solution. How much of the 30% solution did he use?

More Similar Questions