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Seafood gumbo, a traditional Marie Gras dish uses 13 cups of chicken broth for each 1 1/4 cups of flour. Mr. Young used 12 1/4 cups of flour for his gumbo. How many cups of chicken broth did he use?

 Jul 21, 2021
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12.25  /  1.25      *     13 =  _____________ cups of broth

 Jul 21, 2021
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1 cup of chicken ------> 1 1/4 flour 

 

x cups of chicken ------> 12 1/4 flour 

 

x(1 1/4)=(12 1/4) * 1

x(5/4) = (49/4)

x = 49/4 * 4/5 

x = 49/5

x = 9 4/5

 

Answer: 9 4/5 cups of chicken broth 

 Jul 21, 2021

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