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#### Leslie's Yummy Pumpkin Pie

Every year more and more people come to our house on Thanksgiving morning for my (Leslie's)famous pumpkin pie and a hike in the nearby woods.  This year 23 people have already accepted. How man...

#### Someone ate my cake

In this fraction operation and representation activity, students are asked to decide how much of my cake was eaten. Using fraction multiplication (or angle measure if that is where you need an act...

#### A&W's bigger burger

﻿ A&W offered a bigger, tastier burger but it didn't succeed in grabbing customers away from the hugely popular McDonald's quarter pounder. The A&W third pounder...

#### Not enough mashed potatoes

Using his famous mashed potato recipe, Brian has asked students to change decimals to fractions, to calculate ingredient measures for various-si...

#### Monster cake

Jodie Berman, a high school math teacher in Chicago, loves mathematics and loves to cook.  We've created an activity based on her Monster Cake (composed ...

#### Which gasoline is the cheapest?

When Brian traveled to Crete last summer with his wife and son on an Archaeological dig, buying gasoline for his small rental car got him wondering again. He was pretty g...

#### Drill bit fractions

Act One:  Drill bits are measured by the diameter of the bit in inches. The drill bits below are ordered left to right in increasing size. The numerators in the fractions have been black...

#### Pizza party figuring

In this activity students decide how to divide 2 pizzas amongst 6 adults and 3 pizzas amongst 8 kids.  Fractional pizza parts need to be drawn and considerations discussed about which f...

#### Hands of Support

Lorenzo Quinn, an Italian sculptor, created and temporarily installed this piece of art entitled "Support" in Venice.  Quinn used his own children's hands to design this piece.  His in...

#### Population Clock

How in the world does this clock conclude that there is a net gain in the United States of one person every 14 seconds? Have a little care about younger children when using this activity. T...