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A banking recipe calls for 2.5kg of sugar and 4.5kg of flour. With this recipe s...


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A banking recipe calls for 2.5kg of sugar and 4.5kg of flour. With this recipe some cakes were baked Using 24.5kg of a mixture of sugar and flour. How much sugar was used?

Options

A) 12.25kg

B) 6.75kg

C) 8.75kg

D) 15.75kg

E) 8.25kg

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Sugar : flour = 2.5 : 4.5
= 7
sugar used = \(\frac{2.5}{7}\) x 24.5
= \(\frac{61.25}{7}\)
= 8.75

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