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Gallivan432
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Aaron is making 3 1/2 batches of brownies. Each batch takes 2 1/2 cups of flour. How much flour will John need for the brownies?

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mliwanag

1 batch=2 1/2 cups of flour 3 1/2 batches= x cups of flour     1batch              3 1/2 batches         ___________ = _____________   2 1/2 cups               x cups Cross multiply 1x=8 3/4 divide both sides by 1 x=8 3/4 cups Answer= 8 3/4 cups of flour

Jack658

Since each batch takes 2 1/2 cups and he's making 3 1/2 batches, You multiply the two numbers. First change them into improper fractions. 2 1/2 = 5/2 3 1/2 = 7/2 5/2 * 7/2 = 35/4 Simplify 8 3/4 cups flour

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