# Solutions

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### Question

**3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon**

**4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup.**

**According to the information above, how many teaspoons are equal to 3/8 cup?**

Option A:

3

Option B:

4

Option C:

9

Option D:

12

Option E:

18

### Difficulty Level

Easy### Solution

Option E is the right answer.

### Option Analysis

3 teaspoons = 1 table spoon

4 tables spoon = 1/4 cup

1/4 cup = 4 table spoons

Therefore, 1 cup = 4*4 = 16 tablespoons

3/8 cup = 16 * 3/8 = 6 tablespoons

1 Tablespoon = 3 teaspoons

Therefore, 6 tablespoons = 6*3 = 18 teaspoons.

**So, the answer is E.**

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