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Can you please translate to algebra this: The ratio of ingredients in regular pancakes is 5/4 cups of special mix to 1/4 cup of milk to cup of oil.?

The answer is: SMix:Milk:Oil = 1.25:1:0.25! Why? It shouldn't be: 1.25:1:4?

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09 Feb 2018, 02:32
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Can you please translate to algebra this: The ratio of ingredients in regular pancakes is 5/4 cups of special mix to 1/4 cup of milk to cup of oil.?

The answer is: SMix:Milk:Oil = 1.25:1:0.25! Why? It shouldn't be: 1.25:1:4?

Discussed here: how-much-special-mix-must-one-add-to-a-certain-recipe-for-pa-173467.html Hope it helps.

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