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Nima uses 2/3 cup peanuts, 1/2 cup cashews, 3/4 cup pecans, and some raisins in a recipe that makes 2 1/4 cups of trail mix. How many cups of peanuts are there per cup of trail mix?

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  1. Solve this ratio.

    (2/3)/(9/4) = x/1
    Cross multiply.
    (9/4)x = 2/3
    x = (2/3) / (9/4)
    x = (2/3) * (4/9)
    x = 8/27 of a cup

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  2. 8/27

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  3. 8/27

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  4. A recipe for trail mix calls for 2 and 3/4 cups of peanut 1 and 2/3 cups of cashews and 1 1/6 cups of almond how many cups of nuts are used in?

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