# A recipe calls for 5 kilograms of sugar and 20 kilograms of butter. What percent of the recipe is the sugar?

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#### Explanation:

The total amount of the mixture is

If we know that

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

If we add the two amounts together we get:

The sugar would be:

"Percent" or "%" means "out of 100" or "per 100", Therefore x% can be written as

So we can write and solve the equation:

The sugar is

#### Explanation:

I don't know what you are making here. Most cake mixes mix equal quantities of fat and sugar.