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Flapjack

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

Answer: 32

8 flapjacks:                               We have: 
2 oz butter                                14 oz butter ($\times$7)
3 oz sugar                                 15 oz sugar ($\times$5)
4 oz rolled oats                          16 oz rolled oats ($\times$4)

8$\times$4 = 32 (and there will be some butter and sugar left over).








This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
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