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Problem 4 [8 marks] Water is used to extract sugar from 50 tonnes/h of sugar beets. The beets have the following composition by mass: 48 wt% water.40wt% pulp and 12 wt% sugar. The gar extractor c beets is recovered in the syrup. The residual beet stream leaving the extra sugar syrup (sugar +water) per each tonne of pulp. syrup leaving the ontains 5 wt% sugar and no pulp. Forty-five per cent of the sugar in the original sliced ctor contains 3 tonnes of a) Draw a flowchart of the extraction process. b) Calculate the flow rate of each stream in tonnes per hour.
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