1. ## fun word problem..

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How many liters of a 40% sulfuric acid solution must be mixed with 4 liters of a 24% sulfuric acid solution to produce a 30% solution?

2. Originally Posted by AlgebraicallyChallenged
Good evening Forum , back with another fun fun fun word problem , tell me what you think..

How many liters of a 40% sulfuric acid solution must be mixed with 4 liters of a 24% sulfuric acid solution to produce a 30% solution?
Let x be the number of litres of 40% Sulfuric Acid. We're adding x litres of 40%, to 4 litres of 24% to get (x+4) litres of 30%. This can be modelled mathematically by:

$0.4x+4(0.24) = 0.3(x+4)$.

Can you solve for x?

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