Percent Mixture Problem #4

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Explains using picture how to solve this percent mixture problem using one variable: How much water should be added to 30 cups of juice that is 70% juice to get a diluted mixture that is only 60% juice?

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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?
  • How much water should be added to 30 cups of juice that is 70% juice to get a diluted mixture that is only 60% juice?
  • How do you solve the equation 0x + .7(30) = .6(x + 30)?
  • How do you solve an equation with decimals by first clearing out all of the decimals?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This final installment of this series on percent mixture word problems is a very real-world example of diluting a strong liquid with water. Each step is explained clearly as this problem is solved. This is a great last video in this series.