Question

# Ms. Reed makes salad dressing by combining oil and vinegar. She combines 8 fluid ounces of oil and 3 fluid ounces of vinegar to make one batch. Ms. Reed makes 3 batches of salad dressing. How many total cups of salad dressing does she make?

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Alright class, based on the measurements given, we can determine that the amount of salad dressing she makes is 4.125 cups. But what does "proportion" mean? A proportion represents a part of a whole. In this case, she creates 3 batches, each consisting of 8 fluid ounces of oil and 3 fluid ounces of vinegar, resulting in a total of 11 fluid ounces per batch. Therefore, in total, she uses 33 fluid ounces (3 x 11 = 33). As one fluid ounce is equal to 0.125 cups, we multiply 33 by 0.125, giving us 4.125 cups of salad dressing. For more information on proportions, please visit brainly.com/question/24372153.