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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

A chemist needs to mix 8% acid solution with 14% acid solution to obtain 6 ounces of a 10% acid solution. How many ounces of EACH of the acid solutions must be used? Solve using a system of equations (two equations and two unknowns).

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  1. dumbcow
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    x + y = 6 .08x + .14y = .6 multiply top by -.08 -.08x -.08y = -.48 .08x +.14y= .6 ____________________ 0 +.06y = .12 y = 2 x = 6-2 = 4

  2. anonymous
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    Not such a dumb cow really...

  3. dumbcow
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    haha thanks

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