To find: The amount of solution drained and replaced with bleach.
The amount of solution drained and replaced with bleach is 3.06 gallons.
The sterilization tank contains 100 gal of solution of 2% ordinary household bleach. New concentration of bleach should be 5% for complete sterilization.
Let the amount of solution drain and replace with bleach be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Amount of replaced bleach||x|
|Amount of 2% bleach|
|Amount of 5% bleach|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Thus, the amount of solution drained and replaced with bleach is 3.06 gallons.
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