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How many mls of a syrup containing 85% of sucrose should be mixed with 150ml of a 60%sucrose syrup to make a syrup containing 80% sucrose?

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    .85x + .60*150 = .80(x+150)
    .85x + 90 = .80x + 120
    .05x = 30
    x = 600

    so, add 600ml of 85% syrup to 150ml of 60% syrup

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    400

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