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126 Answered Questions for the topic Mixture Problems

Mixture Problems Algebra 1 Word Problem

05/07/16

How many pounds of coffee?

How many pounds of coffee that is 40% java beans must be mixed with 80 pounds of coffee that is 30% java beans to make a coffee blend that is 32% java beans? 
Mixture Problems Algebra 1 Word Problem

05/07/16

How many ounces of dried apricots must be added?

How many ounces of dried apricots must be added to 18 ounces of a snack mix that contains 20% dried apricots to make a mixture that is 25% dried apricots?
Mixture Problems Algebra 1 Word Problem

05/07/16

Algebra 1 Mixture Problem

Peanuts worth $2.90 a pound were mixed with cashews worth $4.60 a pound to produce a mixture worth $3.50 a pound. How many pounds of each kind of nuts were used to produce 51 pounds of the mixture?
Mixture Problems

05/02/16

How many liters of each solution must be mixed to obtain 150 liters of a 36% solution?

A chemist has two solutions of H2SO4. One has a 40% concentration and the other has a 25% concentration. Assume the chemist mixes some amount of the 40% with some amount of the 25% to obtain 150... more
Mixture Problems

04/12/16

Mixture Problem

A chemist needs 160 milliliters of a 50% solution but has only 30% and 62% solutions available. Find how many milliliters of each that should be mixed to get the desired solution. 
Mixture Problems

03/31/16

mixture systems

Joey had $85 but spent every last bit buying 140 pieces of candy. The yummies cost 75 cents each and the delishes cost 50 cents each. How many pieces of each kind did he buy?
Mixture Problems

03/13/16

Mixture problem

You need a 35% alcohol solution. On hand, you have a 360 mL of a 5% alcohol mixture. You also have 80% alcohol mixture. How much of the 80% mixture will you need to add to obtain the desired... more
Mixture Problems

03/13/16

Mixture Problem, please help!

You need a 90% alcohol solution. On hand, you have a 140 mL of a 20% alcohol mixture. How much pure alcohol will you need to add to obtain the desired solution?   I need 980 mL of pure... more
Mixture Problems

03/09/16

Sea water contains 4% of salt. How many pounds of salt must be added to 100 pounds of sea water to obtain a mixture which is 40% salt

Please show work because I really do not get it.
Mixture Problems

02/27/16

Mixture Problem

 How many liters of a 15% NaCl solution should be mixed with 2 L of a 20% NaCl solution to obtain a 16% NaCl solution?
Mixture Problems

02/09/16

how much of a 4 acid solution should be added to 150mlliters of a 10% acid solution to dilute it to 6% acid

how much of a 4% acid solution should be added to 150mlliters of a 10% acid solution to dilute it to 6% acid
Mixture Problems

02/05/16

What quantity of pure acid must be added to 300mL od 50% acid solution to produce 60% acid solution?

Mixture problem 
Mixture Problems

01/26/16

I need help solving this

Nico is saving money for his college education. He invests some money at 9?%, and ?$1400 less than that amount at 4%. The investments produced a total of ?$217 interest in 1 yr. How much did he... more
Mixture Problems

01/12/16

how many mL of 60%acid should be added to pure acid to make 50 mL of 85% acid

I need to know how much of a 60% acid solution should be added to pure acid to make 50 mL of 85% acid.
Mixture Problems Algebra 2 Word Problems

12/22/15

Confusing algebra

Lubricating oil worth 28 cents/quart is to be mixed with oil worth 33 cents/quart to make up 45 quarts of a mixture to sell at 30 cents/quart. What volume of each grade should be taken
Mixture Problems

12/15/15

The first brand contains 9% vinegar and the second brand contains 14% vinegar. The chef wants to make 390 millileters that is 10% .

Full problem: a chef is using a mixture of two brands of italian dressing. The first brand contains 9% vinegar and the second brand contains 14% vinegar. The chef wants to make 390 millileters of... more

10/24/15

Total-Value Problems and Mixture Problems

Oh Nuts! Sells pistachio kernels for $10 per pound and almosnds for $8 per pound.  How much of each type should be used to make a 50-pound mixture that sells for $8 per pound.
Mixture Problems

09/16/15

Find the cost per ounce of a sunscreen made from 130 oz of lotion that cost $3.41 per ounce and 50 oz of lotion that cost $10.43 per ounce.

Find the cost per ounce of a sunscreen made from 130 oz of lotion that cost $3.41 per ounce and 50 oz of lotion that cost $10.43 per ounce. 
Mixture Problems

09/03/15

how many gallons of water that is 74% alcohol must be mixed with 5 gallons of one that is 90% alcohol in order to obtain a mixture that is 84% alcohol?

how many gallons of water that is 74% alcohol must be mixed with 5 gallons of one that is 90% alcohol in order to obtain a mixture that is 84% alcohol?
Mixture Problems

08/03/15

7. I have 200 ml of a solution of 40% alcohol in water. How much alcohol must I add to make the solution 60% alcohol?

7. I have 200 ml of a solution of 40% alcohol in water. How much alcohol must I add to make the solution 60% alcohol?
Mixture Problems Equation Construction

07/10/15

Construction of Equation when working with mixture problems

"Brine is a solution of salt and water. If a tub contains 50 gallons of a 5% solution of brine, how much water must evaporate to change it to an 8% solution? " Is the problem I'm working with but... more
Mixture Problems

06/02/15

How much water must be added to 20 ounces of a 15% solution of argyrol to reduce it to a solution that is 10% argyrol

What is the answer to the problem
Mixture Problems

05/31/15

A chemist wishes to create 12L of 30% acid by mixing water with a solution that is 80% acid. How much of each should be mixed together?

I dont understand this question i just know you draw boxes and add but idk how you're supposed to know what to add multiply or subtract
Mixture Problems

04/21/15

Mixture problems

a light brew coffee sells for $12.00 per pound is to be mixed with a dark brew coffee that sells for $9.00 per pound to get a 5-pound mixture that will sell for $10.00 per pound. How many pounds of... more

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