It takes 1 1/2 cups of flour, 1 1/4 cups of sugar, and 1/2 cup of butter to bake fifteen shortbread cookies. If Ramon has 12 cups of flour, 14 cups of sugar, and 5 cups of butter, how many shortbread cookies can he bake?

Guest Apr 4, 2021

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First, check to see if the ratios are correct

12 / (1.5) = 8

14/ (1.25) =11

5/1/2 = 10

The most Ramon can make is 8 batches of cookies.....with butter and sugar left over

8 batches * 15 cookies / batch = 120 cookies

ElectricPavlov Apr 4, 2021