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anonymous
 one year ago
Help me please!! I will medal and fan!!
Meg has a can that contains 80% of orange juice and the rest water. The can has 1 liter of water.
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Part A: Write an equation in one variable that can be used to find the total number of liters of orange juice and water in the can. Define the variable used in the equation. (5 points)
Part B: How many liters of orange juice are present in the can? Show your work.
anonymous
 one year ago
Help me please!! I will medal and fan!! Meg has a can that contains 80% of orange juice and the rest water. The can has 1 liter of water. SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN TO SEE MY QUESTION Part A: Write an equation in one variable that can be used to find the total number of liters of orange juice and water in the can. Define the variable used in the equation. (5 points) Part B: How many liters of orange juice are present in the can? Show your work.

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Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1think about it. 80 percent is 4 times 20 percent.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Write an equation in ONE variable that can be used to find the total number of liters of orange juice and water in the can

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0plz help @Plasmataco

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what the heck does \(y=4x\) mean in this context?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lets go slow, read the question carefully, name a variable, and see if we can come up with an equation that solves what we are looking for

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh. Well, picture it in your head. If 80% is OJ, how much percent is water?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the question asks, "Write an equation in one variable that can be used to find the total number of liters of orange juice and water in the can"

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so isn't there 4 times more OJ than water?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we actually know the liters of water in the can, it is 1 as you are told that so what we need to find is the number of liters of orange juice in the can

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so if there is one liter of water, there should be 4 time more in OJ

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now as @Plasmataco said, after he wrote that nonsense about \(y=4x\) which has nothing to do with this, there is in fact 4 times more oj than water, so since there is one liter of water there must be 4 liters of ok, the total being 5 liters lets still come up with an equation that we can solve

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and woah! don't attack me. I wuz tryin halp.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if we put say \(x\) as the number of liters of OJ, then we know two things first we know \(x+1\) is the total number of liters of mix, and we know that \(80\%\) of it is OK, so we know \[0.8\times (x+1)=x\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you solve that equation in ONE variable (which we have defined as \(x=\) the number of liters of OJ we will get \(x=4\)

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1whatevs, we're both right.

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just... 4 liters of orange juice and 0.8*(x+1)=x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok? so .8 times (x plus one) equals x?

Plasmataco
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or... if you want to take it really simple, X=4*1. You should probably use the other one. XD

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0^^ @pooja195 but the question asks for an equation that gives me the total liters, oj+water in the can, so would x=.8x(t+1) be right, if t=oj and x=total amount?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0pleease? @Hero ? can u suggest any1 to help?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no... well, i just dont know if he got the message of the question :( read my last comment... @Hero
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