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# See if you can figure out this math problem.

Posted by Anonymous
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So, I bought a bag of gatoraid powder that's supposed to be put in one of those huge water coolers.
It makes 2.5 gallons. The bag is 21oz.
How much powder (tsp) for an 8oz glass?
Posted by Anonymous on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:08 PM
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by Anonymous 2 on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:16 PM
Doesn't it have the directions on the bag?

If not I will go look at our can of powder.
by Ruby Member on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:17 PM

2 teaspoons? If anyone knows the answer, tell me the equation please?

by She's so heavy on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:22 PM
1.14 oz of powder

That seems like a lot.

Edit: don't listen to me, I did it wrong. Duh.
by Anonymous 3 on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:27 PM
2.5 gallons =320 ounces.
320 ÷8= 40.
21 ounces of mix = 126 teaspoons.

126 teaspoons ÷ 40 = 3.15 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water.
by Anonymous 4 on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:34 PM
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2.5 gallons = 320 0z.

320 divided by 8 = 40 servings.

so, you'd need to divide  your bag into 40 servings.

Since ounces ( powder by weight)  don't readily convert into teaspoons (volume) ... you'll have to do that on your own.

by Anonymous 5 on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:36 PM

Blue.

by Anonymous 4 on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:41 PM

Quoting Anonymous 3: 2.5 gallons =320 ounces. 320 ÷8= 40. 21 ounces of mix = 126 teaspoons. 126 teaspoons ÷ 40 = 3.15 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water.

are you using 21 ounces of powder (weight)

or 21 fluid ounces (volume) ?

by Anonymous 6 on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:42 PM
Do your own homework, kid.
by Anonymous 4 on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:42 PM

1.34 ounces of Gatorade powder will make 20 oz of Gatorade drink.

You're better off just mixing to taste.

by Anonymous 3 on Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:43 PM
Powder since the bag is 21 ounces.

Quoting Anonymous 4:

Quoting Anonymous 3: 2.5 gallons =320 ounces.
320 ÷8= 40.
21 ounces of mix = 126 teaspoons.

126 teaspoons ÷ 40 = 3.15 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water.

are you using 21 ounces of powder (weight)

or 21 fluid ounces (volume) ?