Alcohol 2

Two types of alcohol, one 46% and second 64%, give 16 liters of 54% alcohol. How many liters of each type are in the mixture?

Correct answer:

A =  8.8889 l
B =  7.1111 l

Step-by-step explanation:

r1=46%=10046=5023=0.46 r2=64%=10064=2516=0.64 r=54%=10054=5027=0.54 C=16 l  A+B=C A r1+B r2=C r A+B=16 A 0.46+B 0.64=16 0.54  A+B=16 0.46A+0.64B=8.64  Row20.46 Row1Row2 A+B=16 0.18B=1.28  B=0.181.28=7.11111111 A=16B=167.11111111=8.88888889=8.8889 l  A=9808.888889 B=9647.111111

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Your solution did not use the "given" in the problem i.e., instead of 70%< you used 69%.

Dr Math
Fixed this typo problem, thank you!

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