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# Beau's recipe fro granola bars calls for 3 1/2 cups of oatmeal. He only has 1/6 scoop. How many scoops of oatmeal will he need to complete the recipe?

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A:

[tex]\boxed{21}[/tex] scoops of oatmeal will he need to complete the recipe.
Further explanation:
Given:
Beau's recipe from granola bars calls for [tex]3\dfrac{1}{2}[/tex] cups of oatmeal.
He only is [tex]\dfrac{1}{6}[/tex] scoop.
Explanation:
The cups of oatmeal called for the recipe is [tex]3\dfrac{1}{2}.[/tex]Solve the improper fraction [tex]3\dfrac{1}{2}.[/tex][tex]\begin{aligned}{\text{Fraction}}&=\frac{{2 \times 3 + 1}}{2}\\&=\frac{{6 + 1}}{2}\\&=\frac{7}{2}\\\end{aligned}[/tex]The Beau has [tex]\dfrac{1}{6}{\text{ scoop}}.[/tex]The number of scoops required to complete the recipe can be obtained as follows,
[tex]\begin{aligned}N&=\frac{{{\text{total cups of oatmeal}}}}{{{\text{the fraction of scoop Beau has}}}}\\&=\frac{{\frac{7}{2}}}{{\frac{1}{6}}}\\&= \frac{7}{2} \times6\\&=\frac{{42}}{2}\\&= 21\\\end{aligned}[/tex]
Number of scoops required to complete the oatmeal is [tex]21{\text{ scoops}}.[/tex]
Therefore, [tex]\boxed{21}[/tex] scoops of oatmeal will he need to complete the recipe.
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Answer details:
Grade: Middle School
Subject: Mathematics
Chapter: Fractions
Keywords: fraction, Beau’s recipe, granola bars, calls, 3 1/2 cups of oatmeal, scoops, recipe, ratio, 1/6 scoop, complete the recipe.