







Some mixed nuts 
20140212 

Andrew pose la question : How many kg of mixed nuts that contain 30% peanuts must Paul add to 6kg of mixed nuts that contain 38% peanuts to make a mixture that contains 33% peanuts? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Mixing water and wine 
20140119 

manish pose la question : a man mixes three part of water to one part of wine.When he consumes
one part of mixture he realise that the drink is too dilute and hence adds one part of
wine to the remaining quantity what is the ratio of water to wine in the new mixture. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A mixture problem 
20130811 

MJ pose la question : How many liters of pure acetic acid must be mixed with 3 liters of a 30% acetic acid to obtain a mixture of 65%? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A mixture problem 
20130729 

Lucy pose la question : Hi,
For the following question:
Ten pounds of mixed nuts contain 50 percent peanuts. How many pounds of peanuts must be added so that the final mixture has 60 percent peanuts?(A) 2.5 (B) 5 (C) 6 (D) 10 (E) 12.5,
my math book gives my the following explanation: Try choice (C): 6 pounds of peanuts. The original 10pound mixture contained 50 percent peanuts, or 5 pounds. Now you have 11 pounds of peanuts in a 16pound mixture, more than 60 percent. This result automatically eliminates choices (D) and (E) as well.Why would this result automatically rule out D and E? How can you tell?
Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. Robert Dawson and Penny Nom lui répond. 





A water alcohol mixture 
20080420 

Mary pose la question : How many oz. of solution that is 90% alcohol ( and 10% water) is needed to be mixed with 5 ounces of a solution that is 50% alcohol in order to obtain a solution that is 80% alcohol? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Alligation 
20070209 

Shanah pose la question : Orders: 360 mL of 75% acetic acid Stock: 99% acetic acid and distilled water Find the volume of acetic acid and distilled water to get the needed concentration. Any help with this is greatly appreciated, Thanks Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





A mixture problem 
20061105 

Lynne Rae pose la question : How many kg of 30% salt solution by mass and 40% salt solution by mass should be mixed to form 200kg of 37% salt solution by mass? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A mixture problem 
20040930 

Abraham pose la question : A chemist has one solution that is 35% pure acid and another solution that is 75% pure acid. How many cubic centimeters of each solution must be used to produce 80 cubic centimeters of solution that is 50% acid? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Mixing Brazil nuts and cashews 
20031109 

Bob pose la question : Cashews are sold for 1.20 per 1/4 pound and Brazil nuts are sold for $1.50 per 1/4 pound. If you mix 20lbs of Brazil nuts, how many cahsews would it take to make a mix that sells for $1.30 per 1/4 pound? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A mixture problem 
20030710 

A student pose la question : Having a problem with word problems. example A chemist mixes a 10% acid solution with a 50% acid solution to form 400mL of a 40% solution. How much of each solution should be used. Penny Nom lui répond. 

