To find: The concentration of cheaper brand in the punch.
The concentration of cheaper brand is 35% in the punch.
The concentration of fruit juice is 50% in a bottle of 750 ml fruit punch.
Jill drinks 100 ml of fruit punch and refills the bottle with equal amount of cheaper brand of punch.
The concentration of juice now in bottle is 48%.
Let the concentration of cheaper brand be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Concentration of cheaper brand||x|
|Amount of fruit juice before refill|
|48% of concentration of juice|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Thus, the concentration of cheaper brand is 35% in the punch.
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