A fruit punch that contains 10% fruit juice is combined with 100% fruit juice. How many ounces of each should be used to make 51 oz of a mixture that is 70% fruit juice?

sdentatoiz 2022-09-15 Answered
A fruit punch that contains 10% fruit juice is combined with 100% fruit juice. How many ounces of each should be used to make 51 oz of a mixture that is 70% fruit juice?
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vermieterbx
Answered 2022-09-16 Author has 14 answers
Let ounces of 10% fruit juice = x
Let ounces of 100% fruit juice = y
x + y = 51 10 x + 100 y = 70 × 51 x + 10 y = 357
Substarcting two equations:
x + 10 y = 357 x + y = 51 9 y = 306 y = 306 9 y = 3402 x = 51 34 = 1702

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