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  • one year ago

if one cup is equal to 8 fluid ounces, how many fluid ounces are in 3 cups

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  1. freckles
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{1 \text{ cup }}{8 \text{ fluid ounces }}=\frac{3 \text{ cup}}{x \text{ fluid ounces }}\]

  2. freckles
    • one year ago
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    solve the equaqtoin 1/8=3/x

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ??

  4. freckles
    • one year ago
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    equation

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh ok

  6. freckles
    • one year ago
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    were the question marks there because of my spelling of equation sorry it was a type-o

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is it 512

  8. freckles
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{1}{8}=\frac{3}{x} \text{ is the same as } 1(x)=3(8)\]

  9. freckles
    • one year ago
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    3(8) shouldn't be 512

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    now im confused

  11. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    1 cup = 8 fluid ounces 3 * 1 cups = ____ * 8 fluid ounces

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    do i add or multiply

  13. freckles
    • one year ago
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    3(8) means multiply 3+8 means add

  14. freckles
    • one year ago
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    we have 3(8)

  15. freckles
    • one year ago
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    not 3+8

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    24

  17. freckles
    • one year ago
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    yes 3(8) is 24 not 512 good job

  18. freckles
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{1}{8}=\frac{3}{x} \text{ is the same as } 1(x)=3(8) \\ \text{ so we have } x=3(8)=24\]

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i feel dumb

  20. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    1 cup = 8 fluid ounces 3 * 1 cups = ____ * 8 fluid ounces 3 * 1 cups = 3 * 8 fluid ounces 3 cups = 24 fluid ounces

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