3 Act Math

Act 1

1. How many pancakes will that make?
2. Write down a guess.

Act 2

3. What information would be useful to figure this out?
4. Write down some questions you have in your head right now.

Mix Diameter
Mix Height
Big Pancakes
Small Pancakes
Pancake Height

Act 3


5. A family of 8 people each wants 4 pancakes for breakfast. How many batches of mix should be made?

Common Core Standards
Use volume formulas for cylinders, pyramids, cones, and spheres to solve problems.
apply the formulas for the volume of three-dimensional figures, including prisms, pyramids, cones, cylinders, spheres, and composite figures, to solve problems using appropriate units of measure


2 thoughts on “Pancakes

  1. I’m pretty sure the pancakes should all be 0.25 inches each, not centimeters. Otherwise, you get a lot more pancakes.

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