scaling up real world fractions and mixed numbers - Algebra...

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Algebra one, semester one, unit one: assignment scaling up fractions and mixed numbers in your world1.Choice one Three dozen equals thirty six cookies 12x3=36You need 720 cookies 360x2=720That is equivalent to sixty dozen cookies 720÷12=60So you need twenty sets of three dozen cookies 60÷3=20Three dozen cookie recipe1 1/6 cups of butter5/8 cup of white sugar1 3/4 teaspoons of vanilla extract1 7/8 cups of all-purpose flour5/6 cup of chopped almonds7/12 cup of confectioners’ sugarSixty dozen cookie recipe23 1/3 cups of butter12 1/2 cups of white sugar35 teaspoons of vanilla extract37 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour16 2/3 cups of chopped almonds11 2/3 cups of confectioners’ sugar Work- For each fraction I multiplied it by 20 and then divided the numerator of my answer by the denominator to make my answer into a mixed number.1 1/6x20=70/3 70÷3=23.3 23 1/35/8x20=25/2 25÷3=12.5 12 1/2 1 3/4x20=35 351 7/8x20=75/2 75÷2=37.5 37 1/25/6x20=50/3 50÷3=16.6 16 2/37/12x20=35/3 35÷3=11.6 11 2/3
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