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1. A quantity of 13% acid solution is being diluted with 3% acid solution. The final solution must be 8% acid and contain 90 ml. How much of each solution must be combined to accomplish this?

2. A rectangular fence is to be constructed with 500ft of fencing. The length of the fence is to be 3.5 times the width of the fence. Find the width and length of the finished fence.

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1. A quantity of 13% acid solution is being diluted with 3% acid solution. The final solution must be 8% acid and contain 90 ml. How much of each solution must be combined to accomplish this?

Solution. Assume that x of 13% acid solution and 90-x of 3% acid ...

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