# math

A recipe uses 3 cups of flour to make 48 cookies, how much flour is needed to make 72 cookies.

create a proportion and solve=?

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1. 3/48 = x/72
now solve for x

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2. 3/48 = x/72

Cross multiply.

48x = 3 * 72
48x = 216

Solve for x

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Ms. Sue
3. are you right

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4. Would two long-time tutors post wrong answers???

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5. no

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6. What is x?

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7. times

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8. is it 4.5

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9. 48x = 216

Solve for x

Online, * means multiply. x is the unknown number. 48 times the unknown number = 216.

To find the value of x, you need to divide 216 by 48.

x = ?

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Ms. Sue

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11. Yes, you'll need 4.5 cups of flour.

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12. ok sorry

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15. a
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100%

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16. Anonymous is actually wrong, I just took the quick check and got and 100% with my answers

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