A mixture is made by combining   1.70   lb of salt and   4.15   lb of water. What is the percentage of salt (by mass) in this mixture?

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Total mass of mixture = 1.70 lb + 4.15 lb = 5.85 lb

    % m/m of salt = 1.70 lb salt/ 5.85 lb mixture * 100 = 29.06% m/m

     Answer: 29.1%m/m

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  • 4 weeks ago

    (1.70 lb) / (1.70 lb + 4.15 lb) = 0.2906 = 29.1% salt by mass

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    If you cannot do a simple division then you're gonna fail math.  I promise.

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