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# It takes 1 pound of flour to make y cakes. The price of flour is w

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It takes 1 pound of flour to make y cakes. The price of flour is w dollars for x pounds. In terms of w, x and y, what is the dollar cost of the flour required to make 1 cake?

A.) xy/w
B.) y/(wx)
C.) w/(xy)
D.) wx/y
E.) wxy
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Price of flour per pound= $$\frac{w}{x}$$
Qty of flour required to make 1 cake= $$\frac{1}{y}$$

Total cost of flour required to make 1 cake= $$\frac{w}{x}$$*$$\frac{1}{y}$$
=$$\frac{w}{xy}$$

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