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Knowing how to scale a recipe is an important skill. Young mathematicians determine the amount of ingredients they need to make a certain number of truffles when given a recipe. They determine a relationship between ingredients given a graph.

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Instructional Ideas
  • If possible, have learners actually make truffles
  • Team up with a family and consumer sciences teacher for the task
Classroom Considerations
  • Expects that learners can reason using ratios
  • Includes answer key and rubric
  • Each student work sample contains commentary on the possible errors and misconceptions
  • Rubric does not give an algebraic relationship as required in standard 6.EE.9