Fresh mushrooms contain 90% water, dried only 12%. How many kilograms of fresh mushrooms are needed for 5kg dried?

Correct answer:

x =  44 kg

Step-by-step explanation:

(1-0.90)x = (1-0.12)•5

(1-0.90)•x = (1-0.12)•5

0.1x = 4.4

x = 44

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Fresh mushrooms contain90%water, while dried mushrooms contain10%water. Howmany kilograms of fresh mushrooms are needed in order to obtain10kgof dried mushrooms?


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