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Durham Intermediate School, Southlake, TX         Sixth Grade Mathematics         Lance.Mangham@southlakecarroll.edu


CHAPTER 6: FOOD AND RESTAURANTS

        
Ratios, Rates, and Unit Rates with Food Rates: Fire Alarm Food Proportions
F-D-P Conversions with Restaurants Creating a Menu & Restaurant Finances Food with Sales and Discounts
  • Compare different food items to learn about ratios.
  • Learn about maximum capacity doing a simulation and get your students moving throughout the school.
  • Analyze different food quantities needed by utilizing proportions.
  • Use some restaurant statistics to convert between fractions, decimals, and percentages.
  • Students create their own memu for their fantasy restaurant.
  • Then, students order of of others' menus and compute tax and tip using percent of a number.
  • Finally, students complete an entire income statement and expense report to determine if their restaurant makes or losses money.
  • Apply percentage of a number to sales and discounts at Mangham's Maniac Markdowns.