To find: The amount of coolant drain and replace with water to reduce the antifreeze concentration.
The amount of coolant drain and replace with water is 0.6 liters.
A car radiator is filled with 60% antifreeze and 40% water.
The capacity of radiator is 3.6 L.
The manufacturer suggests that optimal cooling of engine should be obtained with 50% antifreeze.
Let the amount of coolant drain and replace with water be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Amount of coolant drain and water add||x|
|Antifreeze remaining in tank|
|Water remaining in tank|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Further simplify the above equation.
Thus, the amount of coolant drain and replace with water is 0.6 liters.
Subscribe to bartleby learn! Ask subject matter experts 30 homework questions each month. Plus, you’ll have access to millions of step-by-step textbook answers!