Use this peanut butter cookie recipe performance task to help your students practice multiplying and dividing fractions! Students will apply their knowledge of multiplying and dividing fractions in this real-world scenario by answering questions about a peanut butter cookie recipe! Students can complete individually, with a partner, or with a small cooperative group.
Common Core Aligned:
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction.
Solve real world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.
Interpret and compute quotients of fractions, and solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem