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# How should the word problem described bellow be posed to get an answer?

Posted 10 years ago
 How should the following word problem be posed to get an answer. I list things I tried (among others):  1. For 12K you get 48kg flour. How much you get for 1K? 2. For 12$you get 48 kg of flour. How much you get for 1$? 3. For 12$you get 48 kg of flour. How much flour you get for 1$? 4. For 48 kg of flour you pay 12$. How much flour you get for 1$? 5. For 12$you get 48 cakes. How many cakes you get for 1$? 6. For 12 USD you get 48 kg of flour. How much you get for 1 USD? 
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Posted 10 years ago
 Wolfram|Alpha can handle certain specific word problems. Please see the example page for some examples:http://www.wolframalpha.com/examples/MathematicalWordProblems.html
Posted 10 years ago
 How about simply: (48 kg / $12)$1 
Posted 10 years ago
 I wanted to show to a group of math teachers the capabilities of Alpha in solving word problems ...