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How many milliliters of pure acid should be added to 15 ml. of 20% acid to make a 55% acid solution?

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More Math Help in Algebra 1:

- Review how to write equations from word problems.
- Refresh your memory on the real number system.
- Review how to factor polynomials.
- Practice solving more word problems with linear equations.
- Watch how to find the equation of a line.
- Review how to solve functions for algebra 1.
- Review how to solve a word problem with a quadratic function.

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