Mariah wanted to make cookies for her family but needed to reduce the recipe. The original recipe required five cups of flour and 2 cu

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Mariah wanted to make cookies for her family but needed to reduce the recipe. The original recipe required five cups of
flour and 2 cups of sugar. For the reduced recipe, she will use three cups of flour.
question:
1.)How much sugar should Mariah use?
2.)Explain why your answer is correct.

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Remi 3 weeks 2021-09-26T20:45:02+00:00 2 Answers 0

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    2021-09-26T20:46:12+00:00

    Answer: 1.2 cups

    Step-by-step explanation:

    The original ratio is 5/2, which is 2.5 in decimal form. Just plug in numbers for the 3/x ratio. 3/1.2 equals 2.5.

    Hope this helps! Please make me brainliest! 🙂

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    2021-09-26T20:46:53+00:00

    Set up a ratio 3 cups of flour / 5 cups of flour = x cups of sugar/ 2 cups of sugar.

    Cross multiply:

    (3×2) / 5x = 6 = 5x

    Divide both sides by 5

    X = 6/5 cups of

    B. Setting up a ratio calculates the proper amount of ingredients

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