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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.

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    3/6 = x/24

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

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    12/24

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    3/6 = x/24

    6x = 72

    x = 12 cups of cheese

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    so 12 cups of cheese are used on 24 people.

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    Yes.

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    thanks

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    You're welcome.

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    12

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