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samuel used 1/5 of an ounce of butter to make 1/25 of pound of jelly. how many ounces of butter is there per pounds of jelly?

 Nov 26, 2018
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5, because you need 25 times the amount of jelly, so you need 25 times the amount of butter. 

\(1/5 * 25\)=5.

 Nov 26, 2018
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25*1/5=5blush

 Nov 27, 2018
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Using dimensional analysis......

 

     1/5  ozB   /   1/25  #J     =    1/5 * 25/1   ozB/#J = 5  ozB / #J     (5 ounces of Butter per Pound of Jelly)

 Nov 27, 2018

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