What is the final percentage of a solution that is made from mixing 300ml of 70% alcohol with 200ml of 95% alcohol?

reply: (Keith) This is actually not an Alligation problem. You can use alligation to double check it when you are done, but figuring it out you should use C1V1 = C2V2.

For more examples of how to do this kind of problem, check out THIS PAGE. Here is what I get:

(300)(.70)+(200)(.95)= (500)(X)

210 + 190 = 500x

400     =    500x

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500             500

.80   =   X

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Jul 17, 2011
by: Jerome

Wouldn't it be 80% since they asked for percentage?

Aug 24, 2010
Great help
by: Anonymous

Thank u!

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