Water percent

A 15 g sample of the substance contains 70% water. After drying, the weight was reduced to 9 g. What percentage of water is now in the sample?

Correct result:

p =  50 %

Solution:

m1=15 g q=70%=70100=0.7 m2=9 g  v=q m1=0.7 15=212=10.5 g s=m1v=1510.5=92=4.5  p=100 m2sm2=100 94.59=50%



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