# Question #5d65c

##### 1 Answer

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#### Explanation:

1) To double the recipe, we are asking to double the amount of sugar (thus making two batches). To do this, we simply multiply

2) We can set up the following equation:

Where:

Here, we are simply solving for

**Notice how I changed #4 1/2# into an improper fraction**)

Cross Multiply:

Divide

**Thus we need #6# cups of sugar if we are to make #4 1/2# batches of cookies.**