math
posted by annie on .
a recipe call for 1.5 cups of mix to make 8 pancakes. John wants to make 12 pancakes and uses 2 cup of mix. Does John have the correct ratio for the recipe

12/8=C/1.5
C= 1.5*12/8=3/2*3/2=9/4=2.25 He is close. Most cooks would say yes, no one measures pancake batter with a computer.