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How much pure antifreeze must be added to 12 gallons of 10%

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How much pure antifreeze must be added to 12 gallons of 10% antifreeze to make a 50% antifreeze solution?
14 gallons
19 gallons
5 gallons
9.6 gallons
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  General Jay replied 6 years ago.
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(0.10 x 12) + 1.00 y = .5 (12 + y)

1.2 + 1.00 y = 6 + .5 y

.5 y = 4.8

y = 9.6 gallons

The answer is D

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