## You are having a get-together and are expecting 30 guests. You plan on serving Chocolate Chip Cookies. Use your knowledge of fractions to re

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You are having a get-together and are expecting 30 guests. You plan on serving Chocolate Chip Cookies. Use your knowledge of fractions to re-write the recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies. The recipe card states that it makes 60 cookies. What will need to be done in order to make 30 cookies?
Show your work neatly. List all steps taken as you recalculate each ingredient and then re-write the recipe card.
Discuss what you learned about fractions from this activity.
Did you find some measurements easier to convert than others? Why do you think this is so?

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2

1

/

2

cups flour

3

/

4

cup sugar

1

tsp. baking soda

1

tsp. vanilla

3

/

4

teaspoon salt

2

eggs

1

cup butter

3

/

4

pound Chocolate Chips

Fractions:

A fraction is a numerical quantity that represents a part of a whole. A fraction can be recognized by a horizontal line that is there between the two numbers. The number above the horizontal line is called the numerator and the number below the horizontal line is called the denominator.

A fraction that is less than 1 is called a Proper Fraction.

Example- A fraction that is greater than or equal to 1 is called an Improper Fraction.

Example- A whole number and a fraction combined into one is called a MIxed Fraction.

Example- To Convert Mixed Fraction into an improper fraction, multiply the denominator with the integer and add this product to the numerator.

Example-

5

3

4

=

(

4

×

5

)

+

3

4

=

23

4