Hint for Puzzle #47: Watermelons Drying in The Sun

47. Watermelon is 99% water. I have 100 pounds of watermelon. After a week, drying in the sun, the shrivelled watermelon had only dried down to being 98% water. What is the total weight of the watermelon now?
picture of a watermelon to illustrate puzzle It's worth noting the phrase 'had only dried down to' - this is a deliberate manipulation, do not let it convince you the effect is small. It is not.

It might be helpful to think of the question with different numbers. Perhaps 'After a week, drying in the sun, the shrivelled watermelon had dried down to being 50% water.'

Other wise I have a somewhat bigger hint for you:

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