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November 25th, 2016, 06:18 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2016 From: United States Posts: 29 Thanks: 0  chocolate sauce recipe
A basic chocolate sauce is made using the ratio: 7 parts chocolate 4 parts heavy cream 2 parts butter if you make a chocolate sauce using the 22.75 oz of chocolate that you have on hand, how many oz of the other 2 ingredients should you use with it? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! 
November 25th, 2016, 06:32 PM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,104 Thanks: 979 
how many oz is 1 part chocolate? Using that piece of information, try and figure out this problem on your own ... 
November 25th, 2016, 06:39 PM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2016 From: United States Posts: 29 Thanks: 0 
I divided 22.75 by 7 which gave me 3.25 I then took 3.25 x4 and got 13 oz cream then 3.25 x 2 and got 6.5 oz for cream. Is this correct? Last edited by skipjack; December 2nd, 2016 at 05:50 AM. 
December 2nd, 2016, 04:30 AM  #4 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: Glasgow Posts: 1,791 Thanks: 576 Math Focus: Physics, mathematical modelling, numerical and computational solutions  Yep. Last edited by skipjack; December 2nd, 2016 at 05:51 AM. 
December 2nd, 2016, 05:01 AM  #5 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: Australia Posts: 725 Thanks: 271 Math Focus: Yet to find out. 
Does skeeter get some free sauce for answering Psst skeeter, share with me. 
December 2nd, 2016, 07:31 AM  #6 
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absolutely!


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