# SOLUTION: regular yogurt that is 3% is blended with nonfat yogurt to obtain low fat yogurt that is 1% fat. How many pounds of non-fat and how many pounds of regular yougurt is mixed to obtai

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 Question 48645This question is from textbook : regular yogurt that is 3% is blended with nonfat yogurt to obtain low fat yogurt that is 1% fat. How many pounds of non-fat and how many pounds of regular yougurt is mixed to obtain 60 pounds of low fat yogurt? This question is from textbook Answer by stanbon(57387)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!regular yogurt that is 3% is blended with nonfat yogurt to obtain low fat yogurt that is 1% fat. How many pounds of non-fat and how many pounds of regular yougurt is mixed to obtain 60 pounds of low fat yogurt? ------------------------------------- 3% yogurt DATA: amount= x lbs. ; amount of fat= 0.03x lbs. -------------------------- 0% yogurt DATA: amount= 60-x lbs. ; amount of fat = 0.0(60-x)=0 lbs. ---------------------------- 1% yogurt DATA; amount = 60 lbs. ;amount of fat = 0.01(60)= 0.6 lbs ----------------------------- EQUATION: 0.03x+0 = 0.6 x= 20 lbs. (amount of regular yogurt that must be mixed in) Cheers, Stan H.