Algebra 2

posted by .

How many liters of water must be added to 8 liters of a 40% acid solution to obtain a 10% acid solution? Please Show All Work!

  • Algebra 2 -

    8 litres of 40% acid

    3.2 litres acid and 4.8 litres of water

    lets say you add x litres

    3.2 / (8+ x) = 10%

    3.2 = 0.8 + 0.1x

    x = 24 litres of water needs to be added

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. algebra

    how many liters of water should be added to a 20 liters of 40% acid solution to obtain a 30% acid solution?
  2. Algebra 1

    Roman mixes 12 liters of 8% acid solution with a 20% acid solution, which results in a 16% acid solution. Find the number of liters of 20% acid solution in the new mixture. show your work
  3. math

    how many liters of distilled water must be added to 80 liters of 60% acid solution to obtain a 50 % acid solution?
  4. Math

    A chemist wants to create a solution that is 24% acid. How many liters of a 40% acid solution must be added to 50 liters of an 18% acid solution to obtain this 24% acid mixture?
  5. Math

    A chemist wants to create a solution that is 24% acid. How many liters of 40% acid solution must be added to 50 liters of an 18% acid solution to obtain this 24% acid mixture?
  6. math

    a chemist wants to create a solution that is 36% acid. How many liters of a 60% acid solution must be added to 30 liters of a 15% acid solution to obtain this 36% acid mixture?
  7. Algebra

    A chemist wishes to mix a solution that is 4​% acid. She has on hand 66 liters of a 2​% acid solution and wishes to add some 8​% acid solution to obtain the desired 4​% acid solution. How much 8​% acid …
  8. Algebra 2

    One hundred liters of a 57.84% acid solution is obtained by mixing a 75% solution with a 42% solution. How many liters of each must be used to obtain the desired mixture?
  9. Algebra 2

    One hundred liters of a 57.84% acid solution is obtained by mixing a 75% solution with a 42% solution. How many liters of each must be used to obtain the desired mixture?
  10. algebra

    how many liters of distilled water must be added to 80 liters of 60% acid solution to obtain a 50 % acid solution?

More Similar Questions