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Examples, videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra students learn about mixture problems.

Percent Mixture Problem #1

Explains using picture how to solve this percent mixture problem using one variable:

Example:

How many pounds of dogfood that is 50% rice must be mixed with 400 pounds of dogfood that is 80% rice to make a dogfood that is 75% rice?
Percent Mixture Problem #2

Example:

Ten quarts of pure apple juice are added to 90 quarts of a fruit juice that is 10% pure apple juice. What is the percent concentration of pure apple juice is the resulting mixture?

Percent Mixture Problem #3

Explains using picture how to solve this percent mixture problem using one variable:

Example:

Five pounds of candy that is 20% chocolate is combined with a candy that is 40% chocolate. How many pounds of the candy that is 40% chocolate should be used to get a candy that is 25% chocolate?
Percent Mixture Problem #4

Example:

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?

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

More Lessons for Grade 9 Math

Math Worksheets

Examples, videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra students learn about mixture problems.

Percent Mixture Problem #1

Explains using picture how to solve this percent mixture problem using one variable:

Example:

How many pounds of dogfood that is 50% rice must be mixed with 400 pounds of dogfood that is 80% rice to make a dogfood that is 75% rice?

Example:

Ten quarts of pure apple juice are added to 90 quarts of a fruit juice that is 10% pure apple juice. What is the percent concentration of pure apple juice is the resulting mixture?

Explains using picture how to solve this percent mixture problem using one variable:

Example:

Five pounds of candy that is 20% chocolate is combined with a candy that is 40% chocolate. How many pounds of the candy that is 40% chocolate should be used to get a candy that is 25% chocolate?

Example:

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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