Posted by **Olga** on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:57pm.

lyle needs 200g of chocolate that is 86% cocoa for a cake recipe he has one kind that is 99% cocoa and another kind that is 70% cocoa. How much of each kind does he need to make the cake

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**Helper**, Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 11:42pm
g = grams of 99% cocoa

0.99g = value of 99% cocoa

200 - g = grams of 70% cocoa

0.70(200 - g) = value of 70% cocoa

0.86(200) = value of mixture

0.99g + 0.70(200 - g) = 0.86(200)

Solve for g, grams of 99% cocoa

200 - g = grams of 70% cocoa

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**hhh**, Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 11:17pm
do ur own home work..ask ur teachr

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