Problem: Table salt contains 39.33 g of sodium per 100 g of salt. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends that adults consume less than 2.40 g of sodium per day. A particular snack mix contains 1.21 g of salt per 100 g of the mix.What mass of the snack mix can you consume and still be within the FDA limit?

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39.33 g Na100 g salt=2.40 g Naxx39.33 g Na100 g saltx=2.40 gx=2.40 g Na100 g salt39.33 g Na=6.1022 g salt100 g Snack1.21 g salt=y6.1022 g salt6.1022 g salt

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Table salt contains 39.33 g of sodium per 100 g of salt. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends that adults consume less than 2.40 g of sodium per day. A particular snack mix contains 1.21 g of salt per 100 g of the mix.

What mass of the snack mix can you consume and still be within the FDA limit?

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