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How many liters of 20% alcohol solution should Maria mix with 50 liters of a 60% alcohol solution to obtain a 30% solution?

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    ok, in the 50 liters, you get 30 liters of alcohol content. In the final mixture, you want 30 percent, so


    check that. solve for V, the volume of 20percent.

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    Perfect thx!!

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