# A recipe calls for 2 spoonfuls of butter for each egg used. One egg is used for every 3 servings to be made. How much butter is needed for 6 servings?

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by Talonpro705

2015-05-23T19:16:55+08:00

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Ratios in this situation:
1 egg:2 spoonful of butter
1:egg 3 servings

So convert:

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2015-05-24T22:09:53+08:00

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Since we have the ratios:
1 egg : 2 spoonfuls of butter and
1 egg : 3 servings

So we combine the ratios and we have:
1 egg : 2 spoonfuls of butter : 3 servings

We multiply this by 2:
2 eggs : 4 spoonfuls of butter : 6 servings

4 spoonfuls of butter is needed for 6 servings.