anonymous
  • anonymous
A dehydrated patient needs a 3.6% saline IV. Unfortunately, the hospital only has bags of 2% and 4% saline solutions. How many liters of each of these solutions should be mixed together to yield 1 liter of the desired concentration?
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katieb
  • katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
\[.04x+.02(1-x)=.036\] should do it
Hero
  • Hero
Whatever happened to using the beaker method?
Hero
  • Hero
I showed it to you once

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anonymous
  • anonymous
that was wrong \[40x+20(1-x)=36\] is what i meant
anonymous
  • anonymous
my short term memory got shot off in the war
Hero
  • Hero
lol, I guess
anonymous
  • anonymous
not saying which war though... @shesmketr you got it from here?
anonymous
  • anonymous
What he said...
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[40x+20-20x=36\] \[20x+20=36\] \[20x=16\] \[x=\frac{16}{20}=.8\] so .8 of the 4% solution, .2 of the 2%
anonymous
  • anonymous
and no 7% solution

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