Algebra
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Mona uses 1 1/2 cups less whole wheat flour than white flour. She uses a total of 4 1/2 cups of flour. How much of each type flour does she use?

Let x = cups white, then x  1.5 = cups wheat.
x + (x1.5) = 4.5
Solve for x, then x1.5.