- Published: New York : J. Wiley, c1997.
- Year Published: 1997
- Description: xi, 180 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- 0471138134 :
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The math chef : over 60 math activities and recipes for kids
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Call number: J 641.512 Da
Discovering the kitchen -- pt. 1. Measuring. How many grams is a pound of potatoes? -- How many quarts is a liter of milk? -- How long is that giant cookie? -- How much soup is in a bowl of soup? -- What does a handful of pasta weigh? -- How do you cook candy? -- pt. 2. Arithmetic. How do you triple a sandwich recipe? -- How to you cut an applesauce recipe in half? -- How much lettuce do you need for 6 salads? -- pt. 3. Fractions and percents. What's 1/3 of a waffle? -- What's the percent of margarine in a muffin? -- pt. 4. Geometry. What's the area of a brownie? -- What's the diameter of a cupcake? -- What's the circumference of a pie? -- Appendix A. Answers to the math activities -- Appendix B. Nutrient content of recipes -- Appendix C. Nutrition in a nutshell -- Appendix D. What's safe to eat? -- Glossary.
Relates math and cookery by presenting math concepts and reinforcing them with recipes. Provides practice in converting from English to metric system, multiplying quantities, measuring area, estimating, and more.
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