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Asked Oct 10, 2019
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How many gallons  of a 6% salt solution must be mixed with 10 gallons  of a 8% solution to obtain a 7% solution?

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Step 1

Let x denote Gallon. So, gallons of a 6% salt solution are calculated as (x gal) (6%).

Step 2

10 gallons of an 8% solution is calculated as (10 gal) (8%).

Step 3

Total of 7% of solution is calculated as (10+x...

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