# A vat contains 100 gallons of a 50% brine solution. What is the greatest amount of water that can be added if the salt content cannot drop below 25%?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 9, 2016

#### Answer:

100 gallons

#### Explanation:

In the original 100 gallons, 50% is brine. Hence, there is 100

Therefore the greatest amount of water which can be added is 200 - 100 = 100 gallons.