# Algebra

• Nov 2nd 2005, 02:22 PM
eah1010
Algebra
i need som help on this one Perdent mixture problem...

Many fruit drinks are actually only 5% real fruit juice. If you let 2oz. of water evaporate frome 12oz. of a drink that is 5% fruit juice, what is the percent concentration of the result?

I've been have troubl with this one... Math Guru helped me... bu the only thing is that i dont know how they got a .95 in the problem...

thanks
• Nov 2nd 2005, 02:38 PM
Jameson
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Originally Posted by eah1010
i need som help on this one Perdent mixture problem...

Many fruit drinks are actually only 5% real fruit juice. If you let 2oz. of water evaporate frome 12oz. of a drink that is 5% fruit juice, what is the percent concentration of the result?

I've been have troubl with this one... Math Guru helped me... bu the only thing is that i dont know how they got a .95 in the problem...

thanks

You start with 12 oz. of the mixture with 5% fruit juice and 95% water. So find the numerical values of the fruit juice and the water. Now remove two ounces from the water value, and make the percentages from there.

Jameson
• Nov 2nd 2005, 02:51 PM
eah1010
Thanks!
:D Thank you so much understand now!!