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Proportion:

1). Pasta and sauce recipe serves 4:

300g dried pasta, 1 tin chopped tomatoes, 1 red onion diced, 1 red pepper, 2 cloves of garlic, 3 teaspoons mixed herbs, 5ml olive oil.

a). If I wanted to make enough for 8 people how much pasta would I need?

b). How many cloves of garlic would be needed to make the recipe for 6 people?

c). How much olive oil would I need to use to make the recipe for 10 people?

d). If I had 10 teaspoons of mixed herbs how many people could I make the recipe for?

2). y is directly proportional to x. When x = 2, y = 5. When x =3, y= 7.5. What is the value of y when x = 5?

3). y is directly proportional to x. When x =2, y = 2.4. When x = 3, y = 3.6. What is the value of y when x =10?

4). y is directly proportional to x. When x = 2, y = 0.5. When x = 3, y = 0.75. When y = 3 what is the value of x?

Answers:

  1. a) 600g pasta b). 3 cloves c). 12.5 ml d). 13 people
  2. When x=5, y = 12.5
  3. When x=10, y = 12
  4. When y=3, x = 12