# 200 g of solution contains 6 g of salt. How many grams are in a 500 g solution?

August 27, 2021 | education

| It is known that 200 g of solution contains 6 g of salt. Determine how many grams are contained in 500 g of solution. We make up the proportion.

200 g of solution – 6 g of salt.

500 g of solution – x g of salt.

Find the unknown value of x.

X = 500 × 6 ÷ 200 = 15 g of salt.

This means that 500 g of solution contains 15 grams of salt.

Answer: 15 g of salt.

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