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Mixture Problems

10/11/16

Please help me with this mixture problem and show work to help me better understand

In a spice shop nutmeg sells for for $1,82 per ounce and cinnamon sells for $1.28 per ounce. If 8 ounces of nutmeg are mixed with 10 ounces of cinnamon, what should the shop charge the customers... more
Mixture Problems

10/11/16

Please help me with this mixture problem and show work to help me understand

Almonds cost $6.60 per pound and hazelnuts cost $8.20 per pound at a bulk foods store. How many pounds of almonds and how man pounds of hazelnuts should be mixed together to make 20 pounds of a... more
Mixture Problems

10/11/16

How many liters of 32% acid and how many liters of 22% acid must be mixed together to obtain 10 liters of a mixture that is 25% acid?

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Mixture Problems

10/11/16

If 5 ounces of 12% alcohol are mixed with 9 ounces of 8.5% alcohol, what is the exact alcohol percentage of the mixture

Help with this mixture problem
Mixture Problems Word Problem

10/05/16

How much 10% acid solution should be mixed with 1 L of 25% acid solution to produce a solution that is 15% acid?

Not sure how to set up equation for this, Help!
Mixture Problems Algebra 1 Algebra

10/02/16

How much of an alloy that is 20% copper should be mixed with 500 ounces of an alloy that is 60% copper in order to get an alloy that is 30% ?copper?

How much of an alloy that is 20% copper should be mixed with 500 ounces of an alloy that is 60% copper in order to get an alloy that is 30% ?copper?
Mixture Problems Algebra Word Problem

10/02/16

Find the percent of orange juice in the new mixture.

A person has made 8 quarts of an orange juice punch for a party. The punch contains 16% orange juice. She feels that she may need more? punch, but she has no more orange juice so she adds 3/2... more
Mixture Problems Math Chemistry

09/19/16

How many fluid ounces of a 60 percent saline solution must be mixed with a 75 percent saline solution to get 100 fluid ounces of a 72 percent solution?

There are four possible answers: a. 15 fluid ounces. b. 20 fluid ounces. c. 24 fluid ounces. d. 30 fluid ounces   Word problems like these confuse me and I just don't know where to put what.... more
Mixture Problems

08/31/16

Mixture of a 38% mix and a 62% mix to form a 50% mix of a 144 lbs bag.

A trail mix is comprised of 38% raisins is being mixed with a trail mix variety that is 62% Raisins to create a 144 lbs of trail mix that is 50% raisin. How many pounds of the 38% raisin trail mix... more
Mixture Problems Algebra Word Problem

08/04/16

Mixture Word Problem

How much fresh water should be mixed to a 30% salt water solution, to obtain 90 gallons of a 23% salt water solution?
Mixture Problems Algebra 1

07/25/16

Financial mixture problems

Sam has $120,000 invested in an account that pays 4.5% interest. How much would he need to invest in an account that pays 5.7% interest to raise his combined yield to 5%?
Mixture Problems Algebra 1

07/25/16

Mixture problem help solve?

Sally has $160,000 invested in an account that pays 5.5% interest. How much would she need to invest in an account that pays 6.7% interest to raise her combined yield to 6.2%?
Mixture Problems Algebra 1

07/25/16

Mixture problem help solve

Lisa has a total college account of $120,000. $50,000 of this is an account that pays 3.35% interest. What interest rate would she need on the rest in order to get $6,000 per year in interest all... more
Mixture Problems Algebra 1

07/25/16

Financial Mixture problem help

Ethan has a total college account of $175,000. He is going to split this into two different funds, one which pays 6.5% and the other that pays 8%. How much should he put in each account so that he... more
Mixture Problems Algebra 1 Story Problems

07/25/16

Financial mixture problems

Lisa has a total college account of $120,000. $50,000 of this is an account that pays 3.35% interest. What interest rate would she need on the rest in order to get $6,000 per year in interest all... more
Mixture Problems Algebra 1 Story Problems

07/25/16

Financial mixture problems

Sally has $160,000 invested in an account that pays 5.5% interest. How much would she need to invest in an account that pays 6.7% interest to raise her combined yield to 6.2%?
Mixture Problems Algebra 1 Story Problems

07/25/16

Financial mixture problems

Ethan has a total college account of $175,000. He is going to split this into two different funds, one which pays 6.5% and the other that pays 8%. How much should he put in each account so that he... more
Mixture Problems Algebra 1 Word Problems

07/20/16

One small island community in the pacific currently uses 2 megawatts (MW) of electricity per year. All this electricity is generated from coal

One small island community in the pacific currently uses 2 megawatts (MW) of electricity per year. All this electricity is generated from coal. The community plans to add x MW of windmill... more
Mixture Problems Algebra 1 Mixture Question

07/20/16

A company that mixes and sells concrete has a contract to deliver several loads of concrete containing an aggregate that is 20% sand by weight. (CONTINUED!)

A company that mixes and sells concrete has a contract to deliver several loads of concrete containing an aggregate that is 20% sand by weight. the company has a pile that contains 360,000 lb if... more
Mixture Problems Algebra 1

07/19/16

How much premium gas (92 octane) and regular (87 octane) should be mixed to obtain 50 gallons of mid grade (89 octane?)

 How much premium gas (92 octane) and regular (87 octane) should be mixed to obtain 50 gallons of mid grade (89 octane?)
Mixture Problems Algebra Struggling Student

07/19/16

full strength anti freeze is 12.99 a gallon. they also sell a 50/50 pre-mix which is diluted 50% with water for 10.99 a gallon.

Full question: full strength anti freeze is 12.99 a gallon. they also sell a 50/50 pre-mix which is diluted 50% with water for 10.99 a gallon. how much are you paying per gallon for water if you... more
Mixture Problems Algebra Story Problems

07/19/16

11 qt radiator is currently full of 30% anti-freeze. It is supposed to be 50%. How much should he drain out and replace with 100%.. continued below

Full story problem.. Bob's 11-quart radiator is currently full of 30% anti-freeze. It is supposed to be 50%. How much should he drain out and replace with 100% anti-freeze to have a full radiator... more
Mixture Problems Algebra Elementary Algebra

07/19/16

How much extra-lean hamburger (12% fat) needs to be added to 339 lbs of regular hamburger (27% fat) to make a batch of lean meat (20% fat)??

I am struggling with these mixture problems any help getting the correct formula and answer? Getting desperate 
Mixture Problems

05/16/16

help please

Jenny was mixing herself a glass of chocolate milk. “You certainly have enough chocolate syrup in the glass,” remarked Kevin, who then found a glass of milk of his own to drink. “Only a third of a... more
Mixture Problems

05/10/16

How do I solve this Mixture Problem?

Tyler invested some money at 1.5% simple interest and some at 2.5% simple interest. The total amount of his investments was $28,000, and the interest he earned during the first year was $620. How... more

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