Grandma Betty's recipe makes 6 cupcakes and uses frac{1}{3} of a cup of sugar.How many cups of sugar will it take to make 2 frac{1}{2} dozen cupcakes?a. 1frac{1}{2} cupsb. frac{2}{3} cupc. frac{3}{5} cupd. frac{1}{9} cup

Ramsey 2021-01-19 Answered

Grandma Betty's recipe makes 6 cupcakes and uses 13 of a cup of sugar. How many cups of sugar will it take to make 2 12 dozen cupcakes?
a.112s
b.23
c.35
d.19

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Dora
Answered 2021-01-20 Author has 98 answers
Let x be the amount of sugar, in cups needed to make 212 dozen or 30 cupcakes. Using the ratio sugar/cupcake, we write the proportion:
x30=13/6
Solve for x:
x30=118
Multiply both sides by 30:
(x30)(30)=(118)(30)
x=53=1(23) cups
So, the answer is choice A.
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