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A large watermelon weighs 20 kg with 98% of its weight being water. It is left to stand in the sun and some of the water evaporates so that now only 95% of its weight is water. What is its reduced weight? (A) 17 kg (B) 19.4 kg (C) 10 kg (D) 8 kg (E) None of these.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
a
Nurali
  • Nurali
amt of water before drying: 0.98*20 = 19.6 kg non-water weight of the melon: 0.4 kg After drying: Let weight be "x". Equation: The non-water material in the melon is now 5% of its weight. 0.05x = 0.4 kg x = 8 kg
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Ok Then ?

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goformit100
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oops sorry thanks
Nurali
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Anytime.

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