Percent Mixture Problem #2

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Explains using picture how to solve this percent mixture problem using one variable: Ten quarts of pure apple juice are added to 90 quarts of a fruit juice that 10% pure apple juice. What is the percent concentration of pure apple juice in the resulting mixture?

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you solve percent mixture problems with one variable?
  • How do you write and solve an equation for a percent mixture problem?
  • How do you draw a picture of a percent mixture problem in Algebra?
  • How can you check to make sure that your solution to a percent mixture word problem is correct?
  • If ten quarts of pure apple juice are added to 90 quarts of a fruit juice that 10% pure apple juice, what is the percent concentration of pure apple juice in the resulting mixture?
  • How do you solve 10 + .1(90) = 100p?
  • Staff Review

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    This percent mixture word problem is similar to the previous problem, but the question and given values are slightly different, so the method used in solving is a bit different. This video shows how to set up, draw a picture, write an equation, and solve this problem step by step.