Cookin' for Math
You have just found a terrific recipe online. You can't wait to try "Andy's Mom's Snickerdoodles", but wait! The recipe only makes three dozen cookies and you are sure your friends will want more. You decide to make 6 dozen cookies. Go to the Online Recipe Archive. Find and print the recipe for Snickerdoodles. Calculate the amount of ingredients for 6 dozen cookies and write those amounts next to the original amounts on the recipe.
Your Snickerdoodles were a big hit with your friends. You have now decided to try your hand at pasta. Go to the Online Recipe Archive. Find the recipe for "Cafeteria -Style Macaroni and Cheese", print the recipe, tripple the amounts and write the new amounts next to the originals.
Now it is your turn to select a cookie or candy recipe, print it, and calculate the amounts of ingredients needed to serve your class. Write the new amounts next to the originals. Show how you did your calculations on the back of the paper. If it is ok with your teacher, actually make the recipe and serve your creation to the class.
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