MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# Marta is making 3 servings of fruit salad.she adds 3/8 cup blueberries for each serving.her measuring cup holds 1/8 cup.how many times must Marta measure 1/8 cup of blueberry to have enough for the fruit salad?

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A:

To solve this problem you must follow the proccedure shown below:

1. You have the following information given in the problem above:

- Marta is making 3 servings of fruit salad.

- Marta adds 3/8 cups blueberries for each serving.

- Her measuring cup holds 1/8 cup.

2. Then, you have:

1 time----1/8 cup

x----3/8 cups

x=(3/8)/(1/8)

x= 3x8/1x8

x=24/8

x=3 times

How many times must Marta measure 1/8 cup of blueberry to have enough for the fruit salad?

The answer is: 3 times

1. You have the following information given in the problem above:

- Marta is making 3 servings of fruit salad.

- Marta adds 3/8 cups blueberries for each serving.

- Her measuring cup holds 1/8 cup.

2. Then, you have:

1 time----1/8 cup

x----3/8 cups

x=(3/8)/(1/8)

x= 3x8/1x8

x=24/8

x=3 times

How many times must Marta measure 1/8 cup of blueberry to have enough for the fruit salad?

The answer is: 3 times