## Question on Quiz#4 problem 9

by Kat

(Sacramento)

You have been asked to dilute and repackage 1 Liter of a 20% solution into 1 pint bottles of 5% solution. How many bottles will you be able to fill?

Can you explain how I start? I don't understand.

reply: (Keith)** This question is very similar to the one shown**

on this page. The easiest way to do these is using the Algebra shortcut:

(C1)(V1) = (C2)(V2)

(.20)(1000ml) = (.05)(X)

200 = .05X

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.05 .05

4000 = X

4000ML ÷ 480Ml (1 pint) = 8.33

So, you could fill