ibm - a 5 litre jug contains 4 litres of a salt water solution that is 15 percent salt if 15 litres of the solution spilts out of the jug and the jug is then fillled to capacity with water approximately what percent of the resulting solution in the jug is salt - skillgun

Actual salt water = 4 litres (with 15% salt in it)
Spilled out = 1.5 litres (with 15% salt in it)
Remaining is = 2.5 litres (with 15% salt in it)
Now filled with pure water = 2.5 litres (with 0% salt)
Solution:
So, new quantity = 5 litres
Water quantity doubles and
hence, salt must dilute into half
Therefore, salt % is 7.5%Is this solution Helpfull? Yes (30) | No (3)
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Bhumika said: 2/2/2015

Actual salt water = 4 litres (with 15% salt in it)
Spilled out = 1.5 litres (with 15% salt in it)
Remaining is = 2.5 litres (with 15% salt in it)
Now filled with pure water = 2.5 litres (with 0% salt)
Solution:
So, new quantity = 5 litres
Water quantity doubles and
hence, salt must dilute into half
Therefore, salt % is 7.5%