Gr 5 C5 Task Baking Cookies

This task allows students to explore a situation involving the estimation, addition, and subtraction of fractions with unlike denominators. This is remixable by adding student work or you can upload a new resource also aligned to this standard.

Download: baking-cookies-nf1.docx

Joe and Grace are baking cookies. They need a total of 2 cups of sugar for the recipe.

Joe has  9/8 cups of sugar and Grace has 3/4 of a cup of sugar.

 Without solving the problem, do they have enough sugar? Explain your thinking.


Solve the problem using a model to justify your reasoning.

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