This is sort of like the opposite of the last problem. Instead of diluting it your giving 100% pure alcohol to increase its level. As a fraction 100% is always just 1. anything else is always over a 100 so 30/100 = 3/10ths

So in this problem you would have:

(3/10)20 + 1(x) = (20 + x)(1/2)

6 + x = 10 + 1x/2 *multiply by 2

12 + 2x = 20 + x

x = 8

So 8 quarts of pure alcohol would need to be added to increase the % to 50% from 30%.

just to check:

(3/10)20 + 8 = (20 + 8) 1/2

6 + 8 = 14 is true

## Thursday, March 13, 2008

### Mixture Problem 5 Solution

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hirap talagga ng math nccra na ulo q puro numbers pati pag2log numbers napapaginipan

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