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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?

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  1. baldymcgee6
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    First 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.

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    So that's (86% of 5 kg) - (75% 5 kg)

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