Math Project

By: Aubrey Lane

Mrs. McAdams is preparing her Famous Party Punch for her Niece’s Birthday

Each batch of punch serves 4 people. The party punch recipe is listed below:

4 cups cranberry concentrate

2 cups raspberry concentrate

2 cups ginger ale

8 Ingredients Total

Converting

Cranberry Concentrate:4/8=1/2=.50=50%

Raspberry Concentrate:2/8=1/4=.25=25%

Ginger Ale:2/8=1/4=.25=25%

Graph

Table

Proportion & Scale Factor

Problems to Solve with this Information

Problem 1

Mrs. McAdams prepares her famous party punch by using 36 cups of cranberry concentrate. Use a table to represent the amounts of the other ingredients needed to make the punch and the number of people that each batch will serve

Problem 2

Use a proportion to represent the amount of raspberry concentrate Mrs. McAdams would need if she used 11 cups of ginger ale. Identify the scale factor needed to determine the amount of raspberry concentrate needed to make the punch

Problem 3

Use qualitative reasoning to compare and predict the amount of cranberry juice and ginger ale needed to serve 15 people.

Use quantitative reasoning to compare and predict the amount of cranberry juice and ginger ale needed to serve 15 people.

Problem 4

Mrs. McAdams sold her famous party punch recipe to Great Foods Catering Company. Great Foods Catering Company will make 66 gallons of punch and serve the punch by the glass for an event. There will be 6 ounces of punch in each glass.Use a proportion to identify the number of 6-ounce glasses of punch that can be poured from 66 gallons of punch.

Problem 5

A total of 88 glasses of punch were spilled during the event. Determine the percent of the total number of 6-ounce glasses of punch that were spilled and represent this percent using concrete or pictorial models, fractions, and decimals.