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# A chef recommends mixing 2.2 liters of water to a dough that is 14 kgs

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24 Sep 2018, 01:13
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A chef recommends mixing 2.2 liters of water to a dough that is 14 kgs. The standard is: 0.2 liters per 1 kg. of dough. By what percent should the recommended mixing be increased to bring it to the standard?

(A) 11.11
(B) 22.22
(C) 27.27
(D) 37
(E) 41.67

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24 Sep 2018, 01:21
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1kg per .2 liter
14 kg will need 2.8liters
Recommended mixing is 2.2liter for 14 kg
Therefore, (2.8-2.2)/2.2*100
=27.27

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