Need help with this math!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by unclejohn, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. unclejohn

    unclejohn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So i have a mixture that is 32% protein, which i plan to mix with wheat and oats, which are both 12% protein.

    so i mix equal parts 32% - 12% - 12%...where will my protein percentage be? I arrived at 17% protein but I am not good at math.

    by equal parts i mean like, 10 pounds 32% - 10 pounds 12% - 10 pounds 12% (or however much weight, this is just an example)
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Don't know if I'm right, but I think 18.7 % ?

    Since you are using equal weights of the 3, average the total of the 3 percentages.

    32 +12+12=56 / 3 = 18.6666
     
  3. unclejohn

    unclejohn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay thank you! I was close enough I guess, so I will mix it 1/3 then.
     

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