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# A smoothie with 2% strawberry syrup and 5% mango syrup is made in milk

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08 Nov 2018, 13:28
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A smoothie with 2% strawberry syrup and 5% mango syrup is made in milk. How much more strawberry syrup (in litres) must be added to 12 litres of smoothie so that the smoothie contains 4% strawberry syrup by volume?

A. 1/4
B. 1/2
C. 1
D. 2
E. 4
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08 Nov 2018, 17:50
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A smoothie with 2% strawberry syrup and 5% mango syrup is made in milk. How much more strawberry syrup (in litres) must be added to 12 litres of smoothie so that the smoothie contains 4% strawberry syrup by volume?

A. 1/4
B. 1/2
C. 1
D. 2
E. 4

let x=litres of strawberry syrup to be added
.02*12+x=.04(12+x)
x=1/4
A
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