# A double recipe of cookies calls for 5 cups of flour which proportion could be used to find the amount of flour for a triple recipe?

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Nov 27, 2016

#### Answer:

You would need 7.5 cups of flour for a triple recipe.

#### Explanation:

Because 5 couples of flour are needed for a double recipe we can write the ration as

To solve for a triple recipe we can write an equation as:

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