Cooking with Fractions

Cooking with Fractions

Make Apricot Bread

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Make Apricot Bread

Here is the list of ingredients for a recipe Denzel wants to make.

Apricot Bread

1 cup chopped almonds
112 cups dried apricots
114 cups water
12 cup honey
212 cups flour
2 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon salt

As Denzel is about to measure out the ingredients, he realizes that the only size measuring cup he has is a 14-cup measuring cup. The first five ingredients are given in cups.

Discuss:

  • Can Denzel measure the first five ingredients using only his 14-cup measuring cup?
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