anonymous
  • anonymous
I need help here~! A chemist has 20 pints of mixture that is 50% acid. How much water must be add to make the mixture 40% acid?
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  • schrodinger
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MrNood
  • MrNood
How much water and how much acid is there in the original mixture?
anonymous
  • anonymous
20 mixture of acid and 20 mixture of water
MrNood
  • MrNood
no - it is 50% each how many pints each is that?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Sorry. I wrote the question wrong. It is supposed to be 40.
MrNood
  • MrNood
OK so if you add x pints of water how much total will there be? how much acid will there be?
anonymous
  • anonymous
I don't get the questions. :/
anonymous
  • anonymous
Can you rephrase them?
anonymous
  • anonymous
I have trouble with English.
MrNood
  • MrNood
you start with 20 pints acid + 20 pints water if you add x pints of water how much total will there be? how much acid will there be?
MrNood
  • MrNood
how many pints will there be all together how many pints of acid will there be
anonymous
  • anonymous
So you add the mixture of 20 acid and 20 mixture of water?
anonymous
  • anonymous
And you add 40%?
MrNood
  • MrNood
you also ad x pints of water (that is the unknown amount that we need to find)
MrNood
  • MrNood
|dw:1437750063429:dw| find x so the mixture is 40% acid
anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm having trouble with how to find x.
anonymous
  • anonymous
What am I supposed to do to find x?
MrNood
  • MrNood
|dw:1437750327201:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
The answer is 200/40 right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Actually wait
MrNood
  • MrNood
if you add x pints of water how much total will there be? how much acid will there be?
MrNood
  • MrNood
you need to answer those question FIRST if you cannot - then I cannot help you further
anonymous
  • anonymous
It's okay. I'll try to further it myself first.

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