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7 November, 12:18

Carlon plans to evaporate a number of gallons of water from 90 gallons of a 15% salt solution to make a 25% salt solution. Which equation can he use to find x, the number of gallons that should be evaporated?

Original

(Gallons)

Removed

(Gallons)

New

(Gallons)

Amount of Salt

13.5

0

Amount of Solution

90

x

StartFraction 13.5 Over 90 minus x EndFraction = StartFraction 25 Over 100 EndFraction

StartFraction 13.5 Over x EndFraction = StartFraction 25 Over 100 EndFraction

13.5 (90 minus x) = 0.25

13.5 (90 minus x) = 25

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  1. 7 November, 13:47
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    The answer has to be B
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