# Math

Enola's recipe for cookied calls for 2 1/2 cups of flour. If she wants to make 3/4 a batch of cookies, how much flour should she use?

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1. (3/4) * (5/2) = ?

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2. 1 batch = 2.5 cups flour
0.75 batch = ? cups flour

To get to 0.75 batch from 1 batch, we multiply by 0.75. We must therefore do the same to the right-hand side.

As Ms. Sue has said, the answer will be 2.5 x 0.75 = 1 7/8 cups

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3. 1.875

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