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Two ingredients in a recipe are 2 1/2 cups of flour and 1 1/2 cups of sugar. If June keeps the proportion the same, how many cups of flour should she add to 4 cups of sugar?

A. 6 2/3
B. 6
C. 5
D. 3 3/4

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  1. x/4 = (2 1/2)/(1 1/2) = (5/2)/(3/2) = 5/3
    x = 20/3 = 6 2/3

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  2. Two ingredients in a recipe are 2.5 cups of flour and 1.5 cups of sugar . If June keeps the proportion the same , how many cups of flour should she add to 4 cups of Sugar?

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