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A cookie recipe calls for 2 1/4 cups of flour. If Gustavo wants to make 1 1/2 times the recipe, how much flour does he need?
2 1/4 + 1 1/2
9/4 + 3/2 * 2
9/4 + 6/4 = 15/4 = 3 3/4
Is correct?

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    No.

    Don't add. Multiply 2 1/4 by 1 1/2.

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    9/4 + 3/2

    (9 +6)/4 = 15/4 = 3 3/4
    yes it is.

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