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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

25%

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.