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 world 1. Choice one Three dozen equals thirty six cookies 12x3=36 You need 720 cookies 360x2=720 That is equivalent to sixty dozen cookies 720÷12=60 So you need twenty sets of three dozen cookies 60÷3=20 Three dozen cookie recipe 1 1/6 cups of butter 5/8 cup of white sugar 1 3/4 teaspoons of vanilla extract 1 7/8 cups of all-purpose flour 5/6 cup of chopped almonds 7/12 cup of confectioners’ sugar Sixty dozen cookie recipe 23 1/3 cups of butter 12 1/2 cups of white sugar 35 teaspoons of vanilla extract 37 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour 16 2/3 cups of chopped almonds 11 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 1/3 5/8x20=25/2 25÷3=12.5 12 1/2 1 3/4x20=35 35 1 7/8x20=75/2 75÷2=37.5 37 1/2 5/6x20=50/3 50÷3=16.6 16 2/3 7/12x20=35/3 35÷3=11.6 11 2/3
2. Choice two

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