anonymous
  • anonymous
Write a system of two equations using x and y to represent the following problem. A chemist is mixing two solutions together. The chemist wants 100 gallons when complete. He is mixing a 24% solution with a 50% solution to get a 36% solution. How many gallons of each will he use?
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Hero
  • Hero
x + y = 100 .24x + .50y = .36*100
anonymous
  • anonymous
The answer is 36?
Hero
  • Hero
No, that's just the systems of equations. You still have to find x and y

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh okay.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Im still a little lost..
Hero
  • Hero
I can show you what to do. I can post a vyew. Vyew is a platform with an online whiteboard. It has a voice option which will enable me to communicate with you. If you're interested, I can post a link.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Do I have to talk? Or can I just chat you while your doing this
Hero
  • Hero
You don't have to talk. I prefer if you did, but it is not required.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I don't really want to if thats okay. But it would be great if you could show me how to do this..
Hero
  • Hero
I know my explanations were weird, but hopefully you got the gist of it. x = 53.8462 gallons y = 46.1538 gallons
anonymous
  • anonymous
I did. You were a big help!

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