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12-55.

Ms. Speedi’s favorite recipe for fruit punch requires 12% apple juice. How much pure apple juice should she add to 2 gallons of punch that has 8% apple juice to meet her standards? Homework Help ✎

*x* is the number of gallons.

Draw a visual representation of the mixture as shown below.

2(0.08) + *x*(1.00) = (2 + *x*)(0.12)