# Potato Puzzle

Initially, how much water mass did the potatoes have?**99 kg.**

Initially, how much dry mass did the potatoes have?**1 kg.**

Does dry mass go away with dehydration?**No.** (Dehydration is the loss of water.)

Therefore, how many kilograms of dry mass will there be after dehydration?**1 kg.** (It doesn’t change.)

After dehydration, what percent of the potatoes are dry mass?**2%.** (100%-98%=2%)

If 2% of the weight is 1 kg, what is 100% of the weight?**50 kg.** The total weight of potatoes after dehydration is 50 kg.