Chapter 5.1, Problem 17E

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Textbook Problem

*In Exercises 17 to 22, use proportions to solve each problem.*

A recipe calls for 4 eggs and 3 cups of milk. To prepare for a larger number of guests, a cook uses 14 eggs. How many cups of milk are needed?

To determine

**To find:**

The number of cups of milk required for the recipe that uses 14 eggs.

Explanation

According to Means-Extremes Property, in a proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.

**Calculation:**

Let us suppose *x* number of cups are required.

It is given that a recipe calls for 4 eggs and 3 cups of milk.

By form,

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