What is the synonym for antifreeze?
How much 50 percent antifreeze solution and 40 percent antifreeze solution should be combined to give 50 gallons of 46 percent antifreeze solution?
A synonym of a synonym is an alternate word for one of the original word's synonyms: A synonym for "abundance" is "plenty." In that sentence the word "abundance" is the original, and "plenty" is the synonym. It follows that a synonym of the synonym is one of the synonyms for the word, "plenty;" for example, "copiousness."
How many gallons of antifreeze must be mixed with 70 gallons of 25 percent antifreeze to get a mixture that is 80 percent antifreeze?
Find the overall balance of antifreeze: amount of antifreeze to start with + the amount of pure antifreeze to add = amount of antifreeze in the final solution Let X be the amount of pure antifreeze to add in gallons. (70 * 0.25) + X = 0.80 * (70+X) 17.5 + X = 56 + 0.8X 0.2X = 56 - 17.5 0.2X = 38.5 X = 38.5/0.2 = 192.5 gallons