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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!

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
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