Students use a simple trail mix recipe to practice making proportions. They must take the recipe and increase it to make enough for the whole class. My students loved this tasty, fun activity to learn more about proportions!
to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compute unit rates associated with ratios of fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas and other quantities measured in like or different units. For example, if a person walks 1/2 mile in each 1/4 hour, compute the unit rate as the complex fraction ½/¼ miles per hour, equivalently 2 miles per hour.