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Fresh raspberries are 80% water. Dried raspberries are only 20% water. How many pounds of dried raspberries do you get from 36 lb of fresh berries?

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  1. 20% of 36, of course

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  2. 40% of 36.

    Fresh ones have 20% non-water. So 20% of that plus 20% water.

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  3. All of these answers are wrong, the real answer is 9 because:

    36*0.2(20%)=7.2, this is how much water the berries obtain.

    Now you do 7.2 divided by 0.8 which equals 9 -you do this step to find out how much water and the rest of the stuff in the berries.

    By the way i'm in 6th grade and hopefully this helps

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  4. Alex is right- it is 9- look at his answer!! Guess it shows how sometimes kids are smarter than grown-ups!

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  5. Fresh raspberries contain 80% water. Dried raspberries contain only 20% water. How many pounds of dried raspberries do you get from 36 lb of fresh berries?

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  6. 9 lb is the answer

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  7. I am also in sixth grade and I solved this question!
    9 LBS!

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  8. Noob steve lol
    jk

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  9. anonymous 2
    nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooob

    jkjkjkjkjkjkjkjk
    plz don't kill me

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  10. He is right

    I am in 3rd grade

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  11. Alex is extremely smart. I am in 5th grade and I also got the answer 9!
    Like if nine is correct!

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  12. it is 9!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  13. It is 9 good luck with rsm homework.

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  14. bob, wow

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  15. rsm work

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  16. lol it was an rsm problem

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  17. The answer is 9 lbs after solving.
    Hope this helps!

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