# Mixtures

• April 23rd 2008, 11:29 AM
j_dryden
Mixtures
A 20 milliliter solution of acid in water contains 30% acid. How much acid is in the solution?
• April 23rd 2008, 04:28 PM
TheEmptySet
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Originally Posted by j_dryden
A 20 milliliter solution of acid in water contains 30% acid. How much acid is in the solution?

of is usually are code word for multiplication so we get...

also note that 30%=.30

$20mL(.30)=6mL$