Type 1 - Alligation basic tic-tac-toe

9. Altering Product Strength 9.2) Alligation 9.2.1) Alligation

9.2.1.1) Alligation Normal 1


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How many grams of 28 % of a powder do you need to mix with 3 % of a powder in order to obtain 10 g of 16 % of a mixture?


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lb equals 5.2 g kg

    Tic-tac-toe, Short form:

    `[[28 %,\quad\quad\quad\quad, 13 pt],[\quad\quad\quad\quad,16 % (10\quad g), \quad\quad\quad\quad],[3 %,\quad\quad\quad\quad,12 pt]]`

    Tic-tac-toe, Long form:

    `[[28 %,\quad\quad\quad\quad, 13 pt, => 10 g × (13 pt)/(13 pt+12 pt)=, 5.2 g],[\quad\quad\quad\quad,16 % (10\quad g), \quad\quad\quad\quad, \quad\quad\quad\quad, \quad\quad\quad\quad],[3 %,\quad\quad\quad\quad,12 pt,=> 10 g × (12 pt )/(13 pt+12 pt)= ,4.8 g]]`

    Therefore, 5.2 g of 28 % will be required.