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When fruit is dehydrated, water is removed from the fruit. The water content in fresh apricots is about 86%. In dehydrated apricots, the water content is about 75%. Suppose 5 kilograms of raw apricots are dehydrated. How many kilograms of water are removed from the fruit? What is the approximate weight of the dehydrated apricots?
 2 years ago
When fruit is dehydrated, water is removed from the fruit. The water content in fresh apricots is about 86%. In dehydrated apricots, the water content is about 75%. Suppose 5 kilograms of raw apricots are dehydrated. How many kilograms of water are removed from the fruit? What is the approximate weight of the dehydrated apricots?

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baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First find the initial amount of water in 5 kg of raw apricots, then subtract that from the amount of water in 5kg of dried apricots.

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So that's (86% of 5 kg)  (75% 5 kg)
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