A recipe calls for 2 1/4 teaspoons of salt for every 1 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper. How many teaspoons of salt are needed for each teaspoon

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A recipe calls for 2 1/4 teaspoons of salt for every 1 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper. How many teaspoons of salt are needed for each teaspoon of pepper used?

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Hadley 4 weeks 2021-12-27T11:58:43+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2021-12-27T12:00:42+00:00

    1/2 teaspoon of salt is needed for each teaspoon of pepper.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    • Step 1: Given details are – for 2 1/4 teaspoons of salt 1 1/8 teaspoons of black pepper is required.

    2 1/4 teaspoons of salt = 9/4

    1 1/8 teaspoons of pepper = 9/8

    • Step 2: Find how many teaspoons of salt is required for each teaspoon of pepper

    ⇒ 9/4 teaspoons of salt = 9/8 teaspoons of pepper

    ⇒ 1 teaspoon of salt = 9/8 ÷ 9/4 = 9/8 × 4/9 = 1/2

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