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Asked Oct 11, 2019

A laboratory has a solution that contains 9 ounces of benzalkonium chloride. If this is 15% of the total solution, how many ounces of solution does the lab have?

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Expert Answer

Step 1

Given that, a solution contains 9 ounces of benzalkonium chloride.

Find the total solution, if given data it the 15% of the total solution.

Step 2

Suppose that,

Total solution = x ounces

Now find the 15% of the total solution.

So,

15% of x is equal to 9 oz, that is;

15
(x) = 9
100
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15 (x) = 9 100

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Step 3

Now solve it ...

15
(x) = 9
100
15x 9*100
15x 900
900
15
600z
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15 (x) = 9 100 15x 9*100 15x 900 900 15 600z

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