# A Recipe and Fractions

by Dopee.E<3

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You are at a grocery store to buy ingredients for your cupcakes. The recipe requires 4 2/8 a cup of rising flour to make 28 cupcakes. You want to make 112 cupcakes. How much rising flour do you need?

**Solution**

How much more is 112 compared to 28?

To find out divide 112 by 28.

112/28 = 4

So you need 4 times 4 2/8

4 2/8 = 4 1/4

4 1/4 means 4 cups and 1/4 of a cup.

4 times 4 = 16

4 times 1/4 = 1

16 + 1 = 17

Therefore, for 112 cupcakes, you need 17 cups of rising flour