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When processing flower-nectar into honeybees' extract, a considerable amount of water gets reduced. How much flower-nectar must be processed to yield 1kg of honey, if nectar contains 50% water, and the honey obtained from this nectar contains 15% water?

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Asked by Nauty, 11 Nov '11 03:15 pm
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Flower-nectar contains 50% of non-water part.
In honey this non-water part constitutes 85% (100-15).

Therefore 0.5 X Amount of flower-nectar = 0.85 X Amount of honey = 0.85 X 1 kg

Therefore amount of flower-nectar needed = (0.85/0.5) * 1kg = 1.7 kg.
Answered by ankit shivam, 11 Nov '11 03:18 pm

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During the process water lost is 35%of the original. There fore one kg nectar gives 650 Gm honey. To get 1 kg honey one should process 1000/650X1000m Or 1/.650 Kg = 1.53 Kg apporix.
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 11 Nov '11 03:32 pm

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I pity Honey bees...:-((
Answered by bty45, 11 Nov '11 03:19 pm

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