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how much active ingredient is needed to compound 18 lollipops if the formula is 5% active ingredient, 168g sugar,60ml Karo syrup (weighs 84g),60ml water. each lollipop should have 5% active ingredient

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    (Junk+active ingred)=total mass

    but active ingredient= .05 total mass



    so, 168+84+60+.05totalmass=total mass

    .95 total mass=168+84+60

    now solve for total mass, and active ingredient.

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    14.4g

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