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    3% lye discount miscalculation, help!

    So I am practicing for a soap exam. And for the life of me cant understand why the answer to this problem is 149. I keep getting 209. What am I missing. Could anyone enlighten me how to get there? Take the SAP values of coconut, palm, and olive oils to be 256.5, 199.5, and 190 milligrams...
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    Is it possible... to make soap with only goat milk as the fat?

    Ok... So, IS it possible to make soap out of only fresh frozen goat milk and lye? I attempted the other day, but the lye was WAY off. I'm just wondering if it is indeed possible, or if I'm just wasting my time and ingredients experimenting. I used the soapcalc lye calculator. I've got the...