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Suppose you like 1% milk, but you only have 3% whole milk [#permalink]
23 Dec 2007, 16:32

Suppose you like 1% milk, but you only have 3% whole milk and ½% low fat milk. How much of each should you mix together to make an 8 ounce cup of 1% milk?

Re: mixture - milk [#permalink]
23 Dec 2007, 16:53

bmwhype2 wrote:

Suppose you like 1% milk, but you only have 3% whole milk and ½% low fat milk. How much of each should you mix together to make an 8 ounce cup of 1% milk?

Take x ounce of whole and 8-x ounce of 1/2 %

Then the equation is:
[ x*0.03 + (8-x)*0.005 ]/8 = 0.01

Re: mixture - milk [#permalink]
23 Dec 2007, 19:05

parsifal wrote:

bmwhype2 wrote:

Suppose you like 1% milk, but you only have 3% whole milk and ½% low fat milk. How much of each should you mix together to make an 8 ounce cup of 1% milk?

Take x ounce of whole and 8-x ounce of 1/2 %

Then the equation is: [ x*0.03 + (8-x)*0.005 ]/8 = 0.01

Re: mixture - milk [#permalink]
23 Dec 2007, 22:05

bmwhype2 wrote:

Suppose you like 1% milk, but you only have 3% whole milk and ½% low fat milk. How much of each should you mix together to make an 8 ounce cup of 1% milk?

Re: mixture - milk [#permalink]
24 Dec 2007, 06:02

bmwhype2 wrote:

Suppose you like 1% milk, but you only have 3% whole milk and ½% low fat milk. How much of each should you mix together to make an 8 ounce cup of 1% milk?

Re: mixture - milk [#permalink]
02 Jan 2008, 06:07

parsifal wrote:

bmwhype2 wrote:

Suppose you like 1% milk, but you only have 3% whole milk and ½% low fat milk. How much of each should you mix together to make an 8 ounce cup of 1% milk?

Take x ounce of whole and 8-x ounce of 1/2 %

Then the equation is: [ x*0.03 + (8-x)*0.005 ]/8 = 0.01