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Weekly Problem 37 - 2008

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A recipe for eight flapjacks needs 2oz butter, 3oz sugar and 4oz rolled oats.
How many flapjacks can I make if I have 14oz butter, 15oz sugar and 16oz rolled oats?
 

If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

 

 

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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