Kelley J.

asked • 09/18/14

How much of an alloy that is 30% copper should be mixed with 500 ounces of an alloy that is 90% copper in order to get an alloy that is 40% copper?

I'm confused on how to even set this up to solve. Please help.

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Phillip R. answered • 09/19/14

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Kristen B. answered • 09/19/14

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