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# Maria uses a recipe for 36 cupcakes that requires 8 cups of

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Maria uses a recipe for 36 cupcakes that requires 8 cups of [#permalink]  17 Aug 2018, 17:07
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Maria uses a recipe for 36 cupcakes that requires 8 cups of flour, 12 cups of milk, and 4 cups of sugar. How many cups of milk would Maria require for a batch of 9 cupcakes?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 6
(E) 8
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Re: Maria uses a recipe for 36 cupcakes that requires 8 cups of [#permalink]  09 Apr 2020, 13:44
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Since 9 cupcakes is 1/4 of 36, for 9 cupcakes Maria would need 1/4 of the 12 cups of milk, or 3 cups of milk.

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Re: Maria uses a recipe for 36 cupcakes that requires 8 cups of [#permalink]  12 Oct 2020, 03:35
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36 / 12 = 9 /M

3= 9/M

M= 3
Re: Maria uses a recipe for 36 cupcakes that requires 8 cups of   [#permalink] 12 Oct 2020, 03:35
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