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RHSLilSweetie07
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 Posted - 09/05/2007 :  21:46:33 Vinaigrette salad dressing consists maily of oil and vinegar. The density of olive oil is 0.918 g/cm, the density of vinegar is 1.006 g/cm, and the two do not mix. If a certain mixture of olive oil and vinegar has a total mass of 397.8 g and a total volume of 422.8 cm, what is the volume of the oil and what is the volume of the vinegar in the mixture?

sahsjing

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 Posted - 09/06/2007 :  18:12:55 Physics approach:¦Ñv+¦Ñ(v-v) = mwhere ¦Ñ is the density of olive oil, ¦Ñ is the density of vinegar, v is the total volume, and m is the total mass of the mixture.Can you finish it now? Edited by - sahsjing on 09/06/2007 18:13:37
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