**Warmup**

**Activity #1**

**Introduction to Recipe.**

In this exercise, you are going to work with the following diagrams representing three mixtures of powdered drink mix and water.

How would the taste of Mixture A compare to the taste of Mixture B?

- Complete the following statements:

(1.) Mixture B uses ______ cups of water and ______ teaspoons of drink mix.

(2.) The ratio of cups of water to teaspoons of drink mix in Mixture B is ________.

(3.) Mixture C uses ______ cups of water and ______ teaspoons of drink mix.

(4.) The ratio of cups of water to teaspoons of drink mix in Mixture C is ________.

(5.) How would the taste of Mixture B compare to the taste of Mixture C?

A recipe for one batch of cookies calls for 5 cups of flour and 2 teaspoons of vanilla.

- On the applet below, use the Pen tool to draw a diagram that shows the amount of flour and vanilla needed for two batches of cookies.

- Answer the questions below.

(1.) How many batches can you make with 15 cups of flour and 6 teaspoons of vanilla?

(2.) How much flour and vanilla would you need for 5 batches of cookies?

Whether the ratio of cups of flour to teaspoons of vanilla is 5:2, 10:4 or 15:6, the recipes would make cookies that taste the same. We call these **equivalent ratios**.

(3.) Find another ratio of cups of flour to teaspoons of vanilla that is equivalent to these ratios. How many batches can you make using this new ratio of ingredients?

**Activity #2**

**Recipe Planning.**

You are making cupcakes for a bake sale, but are unsure of the correct ratio of food coloring to get the right purple. You decide to make purple frosting by adding 3 drops of red food coloring for every 1 drop of blue food coloring.

- Fill in the table below the amount of red drops you would need for each different amount of blue drops.

**Activity #3**

**Compare the Taste of Mixtures by Applying Ratios.**

In this exercise, you are going to work with diagrams representing three mixtures of powdered drink mix and water:

- Study the diagrams in the applet below and answer the questions that follow.

- Use the diagram in the applet above to complete the following sentences.

(1.) Mixture B uses ______ cups of water and ______ teaspoons of drink mix. The ratio of cups of water to teaspoons of drink mix in Mixture B is ________.

(2.) Mixture C uses ______ cups of water and ______ teaspoons of drink mix. The ratio of cups of water to teaspoons of drink mix in Mixture C is ________.

(3.) How would the taste of Mixture B compare to the taste of Mixture C?

**Quiz Time**

https://www.ixl.com/math/grade-6/divide-fractions-by-whole-numbers-in-recipes

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