# SOLUTION: I need help on the following problem: Reduced Fat Skippy peanut butter contains 12 g of fat per serving. In order for a food to be labeled "reduced fat", it must have at least 25%

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Misc -> SOLUTION: I need help on the following problem: Reduced Fat Skippy peanut butter contains 12 g of fat per serving. In order for a food to be labeled "reduced fat", it must have at least 25%       Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations! Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help!

 Word Problems: Miscellaneous Word Problems Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 28304: I need help on the following problem: Reduced Fat Skippy peanut butter contains 12 g of fat per serving. In order for a food to be labeled "reduced fat", it must have at least 25% less fat than the regular item. What can you conclude about the number of grams of fat in a serving of the regular Skippy peanut butter? Thanking you in advance for any assistance.Answer by josmiceli(9678)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Reduced Fat Skippy peanut butter contains 12 g of fat per serving. Reduced fat must have at least 25% less fat than the regular item. Let reg = the fat content of the regular Skippy If I subtract 25% of the regular fat content, I should get 12 or under grams of fat Note that Reduced fat must have AT LEAST 25% less fat Let's say it has 26% less fat If reduced fat Skippy has 99% less fat, then So, the regular Skippy could have anywhere from 16 to 1200 grams of fat per serving