Posted by Anonymous on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 5:47pm.
A recipe calls for three cups of cheese to make nachos for six people. How much cheese is needed to make nachos for two dozen people?
Please answer and explain.

math  Ms. Sue, Monday, February 4, 2013 at 5:53pm
3/6 = x/24
Cross multiply and solve for x.

math  Anonymous, Monday, February 4, 2013 at 5:56pm
12/24

math  Ms. Sue, Monday, February 4, 2013 at 6:01pm
3/6 = x/24
6x = 72
x = 12 cups of cheese

math  Anonymous, Monday, February 4, 2013 at 6:09pm
so 12 cups of cheese are used on 24 people.

math  Ms. Sue, Monday, February 4, 2013 at 6:10pm
Yes.

math  Anonymous, Monday, February 4, 2013 at 6:12pm
thanks

math  Ms. Sue, Monday, February 4, 2013 at 6:18pm
You're welcome.

math  jennifer, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9:44am
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