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Coconut oil is extracted from 2 metric tons of copra containing 60% oil, 10% soluble materials (SM); and 30% insoluble materials (IM) by expression. The residue left, called copra meal, contains 15% oil, 5% SM and 80% IM. Calculate the following: a) the kg of copra meal, b) the kg oil in the extract; . c) the % oil recovery, d) the kg of extract; and e) the composition of the extract. i
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