 # Mixture Problems - Algebra

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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?

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