PSABPW52 - Cool-Down---Acc7.5 Lesson 3 Comparing Proportional Relationships (8.EE.B.5)

Part A)

Here are recipes for two mixtures of salt and water that taste different.

Information about Salt Mixture A is shown in the table.

Salt Mixture B is defined by the equation y = 2.5x, where x is the number of teaspoons of salt and y is the number of cups of water.

If you used 10 cups of water, which mixture would use more salt?

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Select one:

Part B)

How much more?

Do not include teaspoons (tsps more) in your answer.

Type your answer below as a number (example: 5, 3.1, 4 1/2, or 3/2):

Part C)

Explain or show your reasoning.

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Part D)

Which mixture tastes saltier?

Select one:

Part E)

Explain how you know.

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