Mushrooms

Fresh mushrooms contain 88% water, dried 14% water. How many kilograms of fresh mushrooms should be collected to get 3 kg of dried?

Correct result:

x =  21.5 kg

Solution:


(1-0.88)x + 0.14 • 3 = 3

(1-0.88)•x + 0.14 • 3 = 3

0.12x = 2.58

x = 432 = 21.5

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