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The science club is selling homemade cookies to raise money for a field trip. They know that 12 dozen cookies uses 3 pounds of flour. Use proportional reasoning to determine the information below. Be sure to explain your answer and organize your reasoning.

  1. How much flour is needed for 18 dozen cookies?

    How many batches of 12 dozen cookies are required to make 18 dozen cookies?

    Multiply that by the pounds of flour needed for 12 dozen cookies.

  2. How many cookies can be made with 10 pounds of flour?

    How many cookies does one pound of flour make?