Bunuel wrote:

A recipe requires 13 ounces of sugar and 18 ounces of flour. If only 10 ounces of sugar are used, how much flour, to the nearest ounce, should be used?

(A) 13

(B) 14

(C) 15

(D) 23

(E) 24

The ratio of ounces of sugar to flour is

13:18 (given in statement)

So the same ratio to be maintained for the recipe to work

Therefore,

Let the ounce of flour be X

13:18 = 10:X

X= 180/13

= 13.8

Approx 14

Ans is B

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