Students are shown the ingredients for a mashed potatoes recipe. They must multiply the ingredients to find the total number of potatoes and cups of milk that are needed.
This PowerPoint has a lot of animation and great visuals to help students understand the concept.
I LOVE this activity, and so do my kiddos....! Teaching fractions let alone how to multiply them by whole numbers, other fractions, or mixed numbers, can be tough. However this fun class activity is sure to sweeten things up. This is a wonderful worksheet that can be used as a whole class activity,
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Great assessment for the end of a fractions unit!
Students will practice tripling (multiplying by 3) and halving (dividing by 2) a recipe. Recipe must include whole numbers, fractions, and mixed numbers. Stude
Students utilize technology to help them apply fractions to the real world. Students search for a recipe online that includes fractions with the ingredients. Students will then change the recipe my multiplying each ingredient by a whole number.
After finding a recipe and changing the measurements,
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This incredible resource can be used to cook cowboy caviar (a