# Applying Fractions to Cooking in Grade 3

## Everyday Math

**Baking.** A recipe for chocolate chip cookies calls for cup brown sugar. Imelda wants to double the recipe.

Cookies

ⓐ How much brown sugar will Imelda need? Show your calculation.

ⓑ Measuring cups usually come in sets of $\frac{\mathrm{1/}}{4},\frac{\mathrm{1/}}{3},\frac{\mathrm{1/}}{2},\phantom{\rule{0.2em}{0ex}}\text{and}\phantom{\rule{0.2em}{0ex}}1$ cup. Draw a diagram to show two different ways that Imelda could measure the brown sugar needed to double the cookie recipe.

**Baking. **Nina is making 4 pans of fudge to serve after a music recital. For each pan, she needs cup of condensed milk.

ⓐ How much condensed milk will Nina need? Show your calculation.

ⓑ Measuring cups usually come in sets of $\frac{\mathrm{1/}}{4},\frac{\mathrm{1/}}{3},\frac{\mathrm{1/}}{2},\phantom{\rule{0.2em}{0ex}}\text{and}\phantom{\rule{0.2em}{0ex}}1$ cup. Draw a diagram to show two different ways that Nina could measure the condensed milk needed for $4$ pans of fudge.

**Portions.** Don purchased a bulk package of candy that weighs $5$ pounds. He wants to sell the candy in little bags that hold pound. How many little bags of candy can he fill from the bulk package?

**Portions.** Kristen has yards of ribbon that she wants to cut into $6$ equal parts to make hair ribbons for her daughter’s 6 dolls. How long will each doll’s hair ribbon be?

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