The following table indicates the specific gravity and the corresponding percentage of sugar in solution at 16° C. (60° F.)

Per cent. of Sugar.

Spec. grav.

Per cent. of Sugar.

Spec. grav.

Per cent. of Sugar.

Spec. grav.

Per cent. of Sugar.

Spec. grav.

72

1.3633

54

1.2553

36

1.1590

18

1.0744

71

1.3570

53

1.2497

35

1.1540

17

1.0700

70

1.3507

52

1.2441

34

1.1490

16

1.0657

69

1.3445

51

1.2385

33

1.1440

15

1.0614

68

1.3383

50

1.2339

32

1.1391

14

1.0572

67

1.3321

49

1.2274

31

1.1343

13

1.0530

66

1.3260

48

1.2229

30

1.1295

12

1.0488

65

1.3190

47

1.2165

29

1.1247

11

1.0446

64

1.3139

46

1.2111

28

1.1200

10

1.0404

63

1.3079

45

1.2057

27

1.1153

9

1.0363

62

1.3019

44

1.2004

26

1.1106

8

1.0322

61

1.2959

43

1.1951

25

1.1059

7

1.0281

60

1.2900

42

1.1898

24

1.1013

6

1.0240

59

1.2841

41

1.1846

23

1.0967

5

1.0200

58

1.2783

40

1.1794

22

1.0922

4

1.0160

57

1.2725

39

1.1743

21

1.0877

3

1.012

56

1.2667

38

1.1692

20

1.0832

2

1.008

55

1.2610

37

1.1641

19

1.0788

1

1.004

The percentage of a syrup is thus easily ascertained by the aid of the hydrometer or specific gravity scale.