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Ryan M.

asked • 06/22/17

What formula would I use?

100 gallon tank of coolant is 3percent concentrated.how do i figure out how many gallons of concentrate to add to achieve a concentration level of 8 percent in this 100 gallon tank.

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Mark M. answered • 06/22/17

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Ryan M.

So the left side of the equation represents the current state of the coolant and the right side presents the desired outcome? X represents concentrate and the value of 100 is the amount of fluid in the tank and the decimals are the percentages of concentration 
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06/23/17

Mark M.

Exactly! You understand the mixture format!
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06/23/17

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