GRADE  4 - 6 / Age 9-11

The Final Challenge

The ingredients for a cookie recipe are the following:

1 cup butter

3 eggs

1 1/2 cups sugar

2 cups flour

The chef has only two eggs.  What is the greatest fraction of this recipe that could be made, and what amount of the other ingredients would be needed?

  Be sure to use your MathWorld Interactive six problem-solving steps. Have fun!

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