Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:22pm.

The lemonade recipe calls for 2 tablespoons or 1 ounce of food coloring for every gallon. How many cups of food coloring are there in 16 gallons of lemonade?

Please explain this a lot so i can get this.

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**drwls**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:32pm
There is one ounce of food coloring per gallon of lemonade. So...

There are 16 ounces in 16 gallons.

16 ounces of food coloring are two cups. You need to use the fluid ounces to cups conversion factor: (8 fl. oz. per cup)

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:34pm
1 ounce for 1 gallon.

16 ounces for 16 gallons

1 cup = 8 ounces

__ cups = 16 ounces

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:40pm
So does that means that there are 2 cups for 16 ounces but how many cups are for 16 gallons?

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**drwls**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:44pm
There are two cups of food coloring per 16 gallons of lemonade.

Please reread the answers with more care.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:44pm
Please read carefully the information that DrWLS and I posted.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:57pm
That means either there are 2 cups or 32 cups.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:07pm
Which makes more sense to you?

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:14pm
i think 32 cups makes more sense

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:17pm
Yikes! Please don't ever fix lemonade!

**There is one ounce of food coloring per gallon of lemonade. So...
**

There are 16 ounces in 16 gallons.

16 ounces of food coloring are two cups.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:20pm
I get it know so 2 cups of lemonade is the answer..... right? :I

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:23pm
No. It's 2 cups of food coloring.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:25pm
Oh right, thank you so much and your help is very appreciated :)

PS: I have two more questions about measurement so I will also need help on those.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:26pm
You're welcome.

OK.

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