# Home cleaning

Mr. Smith is cleaning up a big mess at home. In the closet, he finds a solution that is 5% bleach, and another stronger solution that is 20% bleach. For this particular job, he needs 600mL of 15% bleach. How much of each type (to the nearest mL) should he mix together to do this cleaning job?

### Correct answer:

Tips to related online calculators

Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have a quadratic equation?

Tip: Our volume units converter will help you with the conversion of volume units.

Tip: Our volume units converter will help you with the conversion of volume units.

#### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

## Related math problems and questions:

- Pharmacy

At the pharmacy are in one container 20% solution in the second 50% solution of disinfectant. They need to prepare 4 L of 48-percent solution. What amount of solution from each container is needed to mix? - Solution

What amount of 80% solution and what amount of water is needed to mix in order to obtain two liters of 60% solution of this mixture? - Solutions

How much 60% solution and how much 35% solution is needed to create 100 l of 40% solution? - Solutions, mixtures

We have 2 liters of 20% solution available. How much 70% solution do we need to add to it to get a 30% solution? - CuSO4 mixture

How many grams of solid CuSO4 we have to add to 450g of 15% CuSO4 solution to produce a 25% solution? - Grams

How many grams of 5% solution do we need to add to 100g of 50% solution to get a 20% solution? - Alcohol 2

Two types of alcohol one 63% and second 75% give 20 liters of 69% alcohol. How many liters of each type are in the mixture? - Vinegar 2

How many percentages of vinegar solution will we get if we mix 3.5 liters of 5.8% and 5 liters of 7.6% vinegar? - Acid solution

By adding 250 grams of a 96% solution of sulfuric acid to its 3% solution its initial concentration was changed to 25%. How many grams of 3% of the acid were used for dilution? - Disinfecting solution

How much distilled water is necessary to pour into 500 ml of 33% hydrogen peroxide solution to obtain 3% disinfecting solution? - Alcohol solutions

We have to produce 2 liters of 60% alcohol from 55% and 80%. How many of which ones will we use in the solution? - Peroxide

How many ml should we pour 30% of peroxide (H2O2) into 100ml H2O to give a 20% solution? - Water solution

How many grams of salt should we dissolve in 400 g of water to get a 20% solution? - Solutions, mixtures

How many liters of 70% solution we must add to 5 liters of 30% solution to give us a 60% solution? - Hydrochloric acid

Determine the concentration of which must have a solution of hydrochloric acid that mixing 10 l of the solution with 8 liters of 26% solution to get the solution with a concentration of 50%? - Mixture 2

How many liters of water must be added to 7 liters of a 20% solution to obtain a 10% solution? - Copper sulphate

How much g of water do we have to add to 240 g of an 84% CuSO4 solution to produce a 60% solution? (Express the mass of crystalline CuSO4 in the original solution and in the resulting solution and compare them. )