Muffins:
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 oats
1 cup milk
1/2 sugar
2 cups flour
makes 8 muffins
Maryse wants to make 20 muffins. what does she need to do to achieve that?
Solution
20 muffins = 8 + 8 + 4
(8 + 8 + 4 means that Maryse will need twice the original amount + half the original amount)
Another way to see it is that this amount is equal to 2.5 times the original amount the recipe is asking for.
20 / 8 = 2.5
Old amount
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 oats
1 cup milk
1/2 sugar
2 cups flour
Things to keep in mind.
Half of 1/4 is 1/8
Half of 1/2 is 1/4
Half of 1 is 1/2
Half of 2 is 1
New amount.
1/4 + 1/4 + 1/8 tsp salt
1/4 + 1/4 + 1/8 oats
1 + 1 + 1/2 milk
1/2 + 1/2 + 1/4 sugar
2 + 2 + 1 cups of flour
May 19, 19 09:20 AM
Basic math review game - The one and only math adventure game online. Embark on a quest to solve math problems!
Basic math formulas
Algebra word problems
New math lessons
Your email is safe with us. We will only use it to inform you about new math lessons.
Recommended
Scientific Notation Quiz
Graphing Slope Quiz
Adding and Subtracting Matrices Quiz
Factoring Trinomials Quiz
Solving Absolute Value Equations Quiz
Order of Operations Quiz
Types of angles quiz
May 19, 19 09:20 AM
Basic math review game - The one and only math adventure game online. Embark on a quest to solve math problems!