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    Fraction Application Problem

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    The amount of the ingredients needed to make 3 and 5 servings of rice are:

    to make rice and water salt butter
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    3 servings 1 cup 3/8 tsp 1 1/2 tsp
    5 servings 1 2/3 cup 5/8 tsp 2 1/2 tsp

    Find the amount of each ingredient needed to make (a) 2 servings, (b) 1 serving, and (c) 29 servings. Explain how you determined your answers.

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    Solution.

    (a) 2 servings,

    Since

    to make rice and water salt butter
    _________________________________________
    3 servings 1 cup 3/8 tsp 1 1/2 tsp
    5 servings 1 2/3 cup 5/8 tsp 2 1/2 tsp

    substracting 3 servings from 5 servings, we know that

    to make rice and water salt butter
    _________________________________________
    2 servings 2/3 cup 2/8 tsp ...

    Solution Summary

    Fractions are applied to calculating the amount of ingredients required to make a set number of servings. The solution is detailed and well presented.

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