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Posted by **cindy** on Sunday, August 29, 2010 at 11:23am.

is the rate three-forth's cup of butter/ 3 eggs equivalent to the rate of 3 cups of butter/12 eggs?

Please show the work so I can study this equation for my next problem. thanks kindly

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, August 29, 2010 at 11:47amOne way to solve this problem is with a proportion.

(3/4) / 3 = 3 / x

Cross multiply and solve for x.

(3/4)x = 9

x = 9 / (3/4)

x = 9 * (4/3)

x = 36/3 = 12

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