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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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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?

Hello Guest!

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

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

$$x=\frac{3}{2}W$$

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

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1/2 w / 1/3m =   3/2  w/m

Feb 25, 2020