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Only Math And Food Nerds Can Pass This Math Test

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On top of having to memorize an endless amount of recipes, chefs also have to be pretty darn good at math.

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They gotta convert recipes, scale them up and down, and work with both the imperial system and the metric system with ease. ✍🏽

For each question, choose the right answer to see if you have what it takes to cook (and multiply) with the pros. Good luck!

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    There are eight fluid ounces in a cup.

    Therefore, a fourth-cup is two fluid ounces, a half-cup is four fluid ounces, and three-fourths of a cup is six fluid ounces.

    There are eight fluid ounces in a cup.
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    There are three teaspoons in a tablespoon.

    And each teaspoon is 0.16 fluid ounces (or 4.92892 milliliters to be precise).

    There are three teaspoons in a tablespoon.
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    There are 16 tablespoons in a cup.

    AKA eight fluid ounces (or 48 teaspoons).

    There are 16 tablespoons in a cup.
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    There are two cups in a pint.

    AKA 16 fluid ounces.

    There are two cups in a pint.
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    There are four cups in a quart.

    AKA 32 fluid ounces (or two pints).

    There are four cups in a quart.
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    There are 16 cups in a gallon.

    AKA 128 fluid ounces.

    There are 16 cups in a gallon.
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    There are 16 ounces in a pound.

    Which just happens to be four standard sticks of butter.

    There are 16 ounces in a pound.
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    There are 28 grams in an ounce.

    28.3495 grams to be exact.

    There are 28 grams in an ounce.
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    There are 34 fluid ounces in a liter.

    Which is just two fluid ounces more than a quart.

    There are 34 fluid ounces in a liter.
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    There are 240 milliliters in a cup.

    AKA eight fluid ounces.

    There are 240 milliliters in a cup.
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Only Math And Food Nerds Can Pass This Math Test

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