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# Jarod uses 2/3 of an ounce of vinegar in every 2 cups of sushi rice th

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Jarod uses $$\frac{2}{3}$$ of an ounce of vinegar in every 2 cups of sushi rice that he prepares. To prepare 7 cups of sushi rice in the same proportion, how many ounces of vinegar does Jarod need?

(A) $$\frac{3}{2}$$

(B) $$\frac{4}{3}$$

(C) $$\frac{7}{3}$$

(D) $$\frac{7}{2}$$

(E) $$\frac{14}{3}$$

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19 Aug 2018, 10:06
Bunuel wrote:
Jarod uses $$\frac{2}{3}$$ of an ounce of vinegar in every 2 cups of sushi rice that he prepares. To prepare 7 cups of sushi rice in the same proportion, how many ounces of vinegar does Jarod need?

(A) $$\frac{3}{2}$$

(B) $$\frac{4}{3}$$

(C) $$\frac{7}{3}$$

(D) $$\frac{7}{2}$$

(E) $$\frac{14}{3}$$

In 2 cups of sushi rice V used $$\frac{2}{3}$$ oz
or In 1 cup of sushi rice V used $$\frac{2}{3}*\frac{1}{2}$$ oz
In 7 cups of sushi rice V used $$\frac{2}{3}*\frac{1}{2} * 7$$ oz = $$\frac{7}{3}$$ oz
Hence Ans C
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