Practice!

Sample Problem

Joe mixed 1,350 g of laundry powder with 2,650 g water.

a) How much more water than laundry power was in the mixture?

g

b) What was the total weight of the mixture?

g

Solution

a)  2,650 g – 1,350 g = 1,300 g

b)  2,650 g + 1,350 g = 4,000 g