Q:

Beverages at the Store 2,000 milliliters of soda 2.5 liters of apple juice 1,500 milliliters of fruit punch 2 liters of lemonade 2. Mandy wants to buy a variety of beverages for her birthday party. She wants to make sure she has enough to drink for all her friends, so she decides to buy 10 liters of beverages. If she buys at least one container of each beverage, what combination of beverages can she buy to equal exactly 10 liters?

Accepted Solution

A:
1000 millilitres = 1 litre
soda= 2 litres
apple juice = 2.5 litres
fruit punch = 1.5 litres
lemonade = 2 litres
2+2.5+1.5+2= 8 litres
10 - 8 = 2 litres

so, the combinations could be:

2 soda, 1 apple juice, 1 fruit punch and 1 lemonade

or

1 soda, 1 apple juice, 1 fruit punch and 2 lemonade