One canned juice drink is 25% O.J, another is 10% O.J. How many liters of each should be mixed together in order to get 15L that is 21% O.J.?

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- Aug 2nd 2006, 08:36 PMsh0rtys463Word Problem
One canned juice drink is 25% O.J, another is 10% O.J. How many liters of each should be mixed together in order to get 15L that is 21% O.J.?

- Aug 2nd 2006, 08:53 PMsh0rtys463
Anyone? I really need help with this problem. It is the last question. Thank you.

- Aug 2nd 2006, 10:39 PMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**sh0rtys463**

Then:

$\displaystyle

x+y=15\ \ \

$ (to give 15 litres of juice)

and

$\displaystyle

0.25\times x +0.1 \times y=0.21 \times 15\ \ \

$ (this is the amount of juice in the product)

Now your problem is to solve these simultaneous linear equations.

RonL