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Creating an Acid Solution

SATMAT-B1EZS3

You want to create $20 \text{ mL}$ of a $60\%$ acid solution. You have large quantities of $80\%$ and $20\%$ acid solutions available. You can mix these solutions together to form a $60\%$ solution.

How many $\text{mL}$ of the $80\%$ solution should you use to form the mixture?

A

$3\frac { 1 }{ 3 } \text{ mL}$

B

$6\frac { 2 }{ 3 } \text{ mL}$

C

$13\frac { 1 }{ 3 } \text{ mL}$

D

$16\frac { 2 }{ 3 } \text{ mL}$