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A 50-liter solution of alcohol and water is 5 percent alcohol. If 1.5 [#permalink]

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A 50-liter solution of alcohol and water is 5 percent alcohol. If 1.5 liters of alcohol and 8.5 liters of water are added to this solution, what percent of the solution produced is alcohol?

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A 50 liter solution of alcohol and water is 5% alcohol. If 1.5 liters of alcohol and 8.5 liters are added to the solution, what percent of the solution produced is alcohol?

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A 50 liter solution of alcohol and water is 5% alcohol. If 1.5 liters of alcohol and 8.5 liters are added to the solution, what percent of the solution produced is alcohol?

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5% alcohol in 50 litre solution = 2.5 litres adding 1.5 litres to it makes it total of 4 litres total solution = 60 litres % alcohol = 4/60 * 100 = 6.666667% Answer - D

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