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An insecticide contains 66 centigrams of inert ingredient for every 1 centigram of active ingredient.

An insecticide contains 66 centigrams of inert ingredient for every 1 centigram of active ingredient. If a quantity of the insecticide weighs 469
centigrams, how much of each type of ingredient does it contain?


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 469/67= 7 groups, where 67 = 66+1 is the mass of each... View the full answer

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  • sorry reverse both 7 active and 462 inert
    • bharat777728
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 10:35am

Let us call the amount of inert ingredient I and the amount of active ingredient A and the total insecticide T. The total... View the full answer

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