A recipe calls for 1/2 cup of water for every 1/3 cup of milk. How many cups of water are needed per cup of milk?

Guest Feb 25, 2020

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A recipe calls for 1/2 cup of water for every 1/3 cup of milk. How many cups of water are needed per cup of milk?

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\(\frac{1}{2}W:\frac{1}{3}M=x:1M\)

\(x\cdot\frac{1}{3}M=\frac{1}{2}W\cdot M\\ x=\frac{3\cdot W\cdot M}{2\cdot M}\)

\(x=\frac{3}{2}W\)

\(1\frac{1}{2}\ cups\ of\ water\ are\ needed\ per\ cup\ of\ milk. \)

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asinus Feb 25, 2020