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A dessert recipe call for 3 cups of flour and 1 cup of sugar. It serves 4 people. If the recipe must be altered to serve 12 people, how many cups of flour will be needed?

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PsyDAG
Since 12 is 3 times more than 4, what does that indicate to do with the ingredients?
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