The recipe to make chocolate chip muffins is as shown. \(\dfrac{3}{4}\)cup of chocolate chips is needed to produce 12 muffins. Zara tried the recipe and used only half of the flour. How many chocolate chips did Zara use?
2 cups of flour
\(\frac{1}{2}\) cup of granulated sugar
3 teaspoons of baking powder
\(\frac{1}{2}\) teaspoon of milk
\(\frac{1}{3}\) cup of cooking oil
1 egg
\(\frac{3}{4}\) cup of chocolate chips
3 tablespoons of white sugar
2 tablespoons of brown sugar
SOLUTION:
\(\dfrac{1}{2}\times\dfrac{3}{4}=\dfrac{1\times3}{2\times4}\\ \quad\quad\quad=\dfrac{3}{8}\)
Damia has \(1\dfrac{1}{2} m\) of ribbon. She uses \(\dfrac{1}{3}\)of the ribbon to decorate her mother's gift box. What is the length of the ribbon that she uses?
SOLUTION: \(\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\small{\color{red}1}\\ \dfrac{1}{3}\times1\dfrac{1}{2}=\dfrac{1}{\cancel3}\times\dfrac{\cancel3}{2}\\ \quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\small{\color{red}1}\\ \quad\quad\quad\quad=\dfrac{1}{1}\times\dfrac{1}{2}\\ \quad\quad\quad\quad=\dfrac{1}{2}\)
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