Type:

Other

Description:

In this activity, students are introduced to real word applications of ratio and proportion through cooking with recipes. Students are given a recipe which yields three dozen cookies. They are then asked to calculate how much of each ingredient they need to make 9 dozen cookies, and walked through each step of the solution. The activity ends by asking students to work on their own to find the recipe for 12 dozen, 4 dozen, and 7 and 1/2 dozen cookies.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Middle School,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120614151544207T,Grade 6,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-016,Mathematics,Grade 7

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

Collections:

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Update Standards?

CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.6: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Solve real world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.

CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.1: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.

CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.2: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with a ratio a:b with b ? 0, and use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship.

CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2b: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Identify the constant of proportionality (unit rate) in tables, graphs, equations, diagrams, and verbal descriptions of proportional relationships.
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