# SOLUTION: Food Science: How much low fat milk (1% FAT) and and how much how much whole milk (4% FAT) should be up to make 5 gal. of reduced FAT milk (2% FAT). Thank you in advance.

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 Question 622954: Food Science: How much low fat milk (1% FAT) and and how much how much whole milk (4% FAT) should be up to make 5 gal. of reduced FAT milk (2% FAT). Thank you in advance.Answer by nerdybill(7003)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!How much low fat milk (1% FAT) and and how much how much whole milk (4% FAT) should be up to make 5 gal. of reduced FAT milk (2% FAT). . Let x = amount (gal) of low fat milk then 5-x = amount (gal) of whole milk . .01x + .04(5-x) = .02(5) .01x + .20-.04x = .10 .20-.03x = .10 -.03x = -.10 x = 3.33 gallons (low fat) . whole milk: 5-x = 5-3.33 = 1.67 gallons