One serving of cereal is 32 grams. Ella needs 18 servings of cereal for a soccer team breakfast She wants to buy enough cereal with the least amount left over. How much should she buy?

2 Answers
Sep 26, 2017

Answer:

#576# grams of cereal. (assuming cereal can be bought "by the gram")

Explanation:

#(32" grams")/cancel("serving") xx (18 cancel" servings")/color(white)(x)=576 " grams"#

Sep 26, 2017

Answer:

She needs to buy at least #"576 g"# of cereal.

Explanation:

#"32 g"="1 serving"#

Use dimensional analysis to determine the mass of cereal needed.

#18color(red)cancel(color(black)("servings"))xx"32 g"/(1color(red)cancel(color(black)("serving")))="576 g"#