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a recipe calls for 1/2 cup ingredient a for every 1 2/3 cups of ingredient b. you use 4 cups of ingredient a. how many cups of ingredient b do you need?

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rossyvaltierrez

(1/2) / (1 + 2/3) = (4) / (B ) simplify (1/2) / ( 5/3) = 4 /(B) cross-multiply B(1/2) = (5/3)(4) B(1/2) = 20/3 multiply both sides by 2 B = 40/3 cups of B = 13 + 1/3 cups of B

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