Posted by **BRENDON** on Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 9:50pm.

The recipe for mint chocolate ice cream requires 2 1/4 cups of creams for 5 people. You need ice cream for 8 people. How much cream will you need?

Please explain,thanks.

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**Damon**, Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 9:57pm
2 1/4 = 9/4

(9/4)(8/5) = (9/1)(2/5) = 18/5 = 3 3/5 cups

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 10:02pm
Let's set up a proportion and cross-multiply.

2 1/4 / 5 = x / 8

5x = 2 1/4 * 8

5x = 18

x = 3 3/5 cups

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**Anonymous**, Monday, January 13, 2014 at 1:56pm
3.6

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**Yakira💫**, Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 2:12pm
3 3/5 cups idk why it's 2016 In my school still got us doing this

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**Robyn**, Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 9:48am
2 1/4 รท 5 = 9/20

9/20 x 8 = 18/5

18/5 = 3.6

3.6 cups

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