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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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  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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  10. 4.5 the answer

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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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  13. some one help please what are the answers so i can check them please

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  14. please

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  15. a
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    b
    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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    5. B

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