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A recipe calls for 4 1/2 cups of flour for 72 cookies. How many cups of flour would be needed for 48 cookies?

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    Let's use a proportion.

    4.5/72 = x/48

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

    72x = 216
    x = 3 cups

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    Thanks so much!! :)

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