Wednesday
October 1, 2014

Homework Help: 5th grade math (word problems)

Posted by Alex on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 5:25pm.

Problem: A receipe for 4 dozen cookies requires 1 1/2 cups of flour. How much flour is needed for 1 dozen?

work: 4 divided by 1 1/2 = 4/1 x 3/2 =
4/1 x 2/3 = 8/3 cups of flour

Can you explain why i don't need to change 4 dozen to 48 and then divide by 1 1/2?

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

algebra - If you made 3 1/2 dozen cookies and used 7 7/8 cups of flour, how much...
math - Solve the problem. 31) For a party, Mary has to bake 5 cakes, 3 pies, and...
Math - Your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe makes 4 dozen cookies. Among ...
math - For a party, Mary has to bake 5 cakes, 3 pies, and 4 trays of cookies. ...
math - a cookie recipe calls for 2 1/4 cups of flour.the yield of the recipe is ...
Math Help? Check my answers. - 1. r/5 = 9/21 r = 9 r = 2.14 r = 11.66 r = 37.8 2...
7th grade math Ms.Sue please! - Use cross products to see if each pair of ratios...
Math - 2 cups of flour = 6 cookies x cups of flour = 10 cookies I found out that...
Math help plz check my answers! - 1. Write the ratio in the simplest form. 50:10...
Math - You have 11 cups of flour. It takes 1 cup of flour to make 24 cookies. ...

Search
Members