# The mass of dried apples is 16% of the mass of fresh apples. How many fresh apples do you need

The mass of dried apples is 16% of the mass of fresh apples. How many fresh apples do you need to take to get 4 tons of dried apples? How many dried apples will be obtained from 4.5 tons of fresh apples?

By multiplying the mass of fresh apples by a fraction of 16/100, we get the mass of dried apples. To find the mass of fresh apples, you need to do the calculation in reverse, that is, multiply the number of dried apples by 100/16.

1) 4 * 100/16 = 25 t;

Answer: to get four tons of dried apples, you need to use 25 tons of fresh apples.

2) 4.5 * 16/100 = 0.72 t;

Answer: from 4.5 tons of fresh apples, we get 0.72 tons of dried fruits.

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