## alligation practice question

by Donna
(Murrieta Ca. US)

Doctors order: 50 ml of a 12% boric solution. The pharmacy carries only 80% boric solution. How much concentrate will you need? How much dileunt?

## Comments for alligation practice question

 Mar 18, 2012 Tic tac toe by: Anonymous Using tic tac toe (alligation)find the difference diagonally. 80% 12 - 12/80 times 50mL= 7.5 mL of 80% 12 00% 68 - 68/80 times 50mL = 42.5 mL of 0%

 Nov 04, 2011 hope this will not confuse you more by: Anonymous using this formula CIVI=C2V2(.12)(50)=(.80)(X)1.2X50/.8 = 7.5 -50= 42.5ANSWER 7.5 AND 42.5

 Nov 04, 2011 answer using algebra equation by: Anonymous c1v1=c2v2{.12}{50}=(.80)(x)x=.75mg of 80%

 Nov 02, 2011 Diluent by: Anonymous The diluent is the subtraction of the concentration found 7.50mL from the volume = 50 mL

 Oct 05, 2011 alligation practice question by: Anonymous where did the 42.5ml come from?

 Sep 06, 2011 Simple Solution by: ChRxis D--- x Q HUsing this formula, you can easily figure out the amount of each ingredient.D = stg you desire, H = stg you have, Q = qty 12---- x 50 807.5ml of the 80%, then the remainder would be diluent...42.5mlYou can also use an alligation to solve this problem, although you will automatically get the equation above in the upper right hand corner of your alligation. So why not just use what we did first?

 Jul 15, 2011 It is correct by: Anonymous 7.5ml of 80% and 42.5ml of diluent are right!

 Jul 12, 2011 A little confused by: Anonymous I got 7.5 ml of 80% concentrate, and 42.5ml of dilution. Someone got the same as me. is it right or what. Help.

 Jun 06, 2011 I got... by: Tait I got 7.5 ml of 80 % concentrate, and 42.5 ml of dilution.

 May 30, 2011 ANSWER TO LAST MATH by: BONNIE 50 AT 12 PERCENT 80 PERCENT SOULTION ANSWER IS 80 TIMES 12 = 96 BUT WOULD BE EITHER 9.6 0R ROUND TO 1OO

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