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Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

The Juice Drink company decides to mix leftover juice drinks to make a new drink.

They have 450 litres of pineapple drink, which is 42% juice.

They mix it with 630 litres of orange drink.

The new drink is 35% juice.

What percentage of the orange drink was juice?



This problem is taken from the World Mathematics Championships
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