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NimbinValley

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maths check
« on: February 06, 2013, 04:31:19 PM »
Could some one please confirm that my mathematical reasoning is correct:

If I am adding 0.02% bulk starter to 100L of milk...

0.02/100 x 100L = 0.02L = 20ml of bulk starter.

Is this correct?

Thanks.

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Mike Richards

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Re: maths check
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2013, 04:55:46 PM »
Your math is right, but 0.02% seems like a tiny number.  Is it possible you want 2%?
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NimbinValley

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Re: maths check
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2013, 09:43:24 PM »
Yes it was for an adjunct culture so that's why it was so small.

Thanks for the help.

NV.

Mike Richards

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Re: maths check
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2013, 09:49:34 PM »
I see.  I haven't gotten that far in cheesemaking yet.  Maybe someday.
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Re: maths check
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2013, 01:34:51 AM »
Pretty much. Depending on how you do the bulk culturing, might wind up with fewer CFUs/g, which would require more culture.
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