# Put your skills to the test A Stage 2 Challenge in Fractions & Decimals.

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Put your skills to the test A Stage 2 Challenge in Fractions & Decimals

How well do you know fractions? How many halves make up a whole? Can I feed 5 people equally if I cut a cake into quarters? How many minutes would I have for each task if I had to complete 4 tasks in 10 minutes? Can you work out these fraction problems? Its time to start your challenge!

You are the proud owner and head baker at Bumpy Buns Bakery. Mrs Fleet from Appleby Street has asked you to do the catering for her daughter, Annabelles, 8 th birthday. Annabelle has invited 8 guests to her party. Mrs Fleet has ordered: sausage rolls cup cakes mini quiches choc chip muffins a birthday cake

Annabelles Guests Here are some things you will need to know about Annabelles guests. Half of the guests do not like sausage rolls. Only one quarter of the guests each quiche. More than half of the guests like choc chip muffins. Half of the guests are bringing their little brother or sister with them. How many people will be attending the party? And how many of the guests eat each different type of food?

Finding your Recipes Using the websites below find the recipes you will need to make the food for the party http://www.yourkids.com.au/recipes/sausage-rolls.html http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/7678/classic+cupcakes http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/15308/mini+ham+cheese+quiches http://www.kidspot.com.au/birthdayparties/Cakes-and-party-food-Birthday- cakes-Letter-K-birthday-cake+3656+598+sponsor-recipe.htm Perhaps you would like to use some recipes of your own!

Calculating the Ingredients Using your ingredients lists calculate how much of each ingredients you will need to complete Mrs Fleets order. You may need to add fractions! ½ cup of milk + ¾ cup of milk = how much milk? Be sure to show all your working out.

Time to go shopping! Now that you know how much of each ingredients you need you will need to calculate the cheapest way to buy what you need. Will you need a small bag of sugar or a large one? Go to www.homeshop.com.auwww.homeshop.com.au How much will all your ingredients cost?

Congratulations! You now have all your ingredients and are ready to start cooking. You certainly know your factions