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A recipe for shortbread cookies calls for 5 grams of butter to make 12 cookies. How many deci-grams will there be in 60 cookies?

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A recipe for shortbread cookies calls for 5 grams of butter to make 12 cookies. How many deci-grams will there be in 60 cookies?

[60 / 12] x 5 = 25 grams of butter in 60 cookies.

1 gram = 10 decigrams.

25 x 10 = 250 decigrams of butter in 60 cookies.

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A recipe for shortbread cookies calls for 5 grams of butter to make 12 cookies. How many deci-grams will there be in 60 cookies?

$$5g\times\frac{10dg}{g}:12\ cookies=x:60\ cookies$$

$$5g\times\frac{10dg}{g}\times 60 \ cookies=x\times 12\ cookies$$

$$x=\large\frac{5g\times 10dg\times 60 \ cookies}{g\times 12\ cookies}$$

$$x=250dg$$

$$In\ 60\ cookies\ 250\ dg\ butter\ are\ available.$$

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asinus  Aug 15, 2017

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