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Need to find out how much sugar goes in a cup of hot chocolate

Lynn is making hot chocolate for her holiday party. Her hot chocolate recipe consists of 4/5 cup of milk, 1/2 cup of cocoa powder, and 1/4 cup of sugar. If Lynn makes 62 cups of hot chocolate, how many cups of sugar should she use?
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recipe consists of
 
4/5 cup of milk,
 
1/2 cup of cocoa powder,
 
and 1/4 cup of sugar.
 
If Lynn makes 62 cups of hot chocolate, how many cups of sugar should she use?
 
1 cup of hot chocolate needs 1/4 cup of sugar
 
so 62 cups will need 1/4 * 62 = 62/4 = 31/2 cups or 15 1/2 cups of sugar

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that's what I thought but the multiple choice only gave me the options 11, 10, 8, 5.
 
so I thought I might have missed something. the test is an online test where you fill in the answer. I will ask the teacher.
 
thank you