A chef at a local diner wishes to increase the amounts of ingredients shown below to make a proportional recipe for the lunch menu. The new, scaled recipe has 9 cups of black beans. Use this information for problem 6-7
Soup (serves 4):
1 1/2 cups of cooked black beans
1/2 cup salsa
2 cups water
1 medium tomato chopped
2 teaspoons Adobe seasoning
Total cost of soup: $1.25 per serving
6. Write a proportion that gives the number of x tomatoes in the new recipe.
Solve the proportion determined from problem 6 using cross products. Write a proportion that gives the number of servings from the new recipe. Solve the proportion determined from problem 8 using cross products.
The proportion of black beans to tomatoes in the original recipe is 1 1/2 to 1. The new recipe has 9 cup black bean and x tomatoes. So the new proportion is 9 to x. These two proportions must be equal.
Answer: 6 tomatoes will be needed for the new recipe.
The proportion of black beans to number of servings in the original recipe is 1 1/2 to 4. The new recipe has 9 cup...
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