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Groundnuts contain 70% oil by weight. Oil is partially extracted and groundnut cake, which is left behind, contains 17% oil by weight. What is the approximate weight of the groundnuts which yield 1 kilogram of cake?

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groundnuts contain 70% oil by weight. oil is partially extracted and groundnut cake, which is left behind, cointains 17% oil by weight. what is the approximate weight of the groundnutswhich yield 1kg of cake?

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@tjsrj As weight other than oil is contast in groundnut and groundnutoil, ratio of total weight is ( grountnuts/ groundnut cake) = 83 /30. Hence 2.77 kg of groundnut can yeild 1 kg of groundnut cake.

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