**Answers for pancake problems**

April 14, 2017

Pancake recipe ingredient list

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(makes 8 pancakes)

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100g (4oz) Plain flour

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1 egg

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300 ml (1/2 pint) milk

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METHOD AND ANSWERS

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Problem1:

I have half a dozen eggs that I'd like to use up on pancake day.

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How much of each ingredient do I need?Â Â How many pancakes will my new recipe serve if I use half a dozen eggs?

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PROBLEM 1 METHOD

I need to multiply each ingredient by 6

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6 X 1 egg = 6 eggs

6 X 100gÂ plain flour= 600gÂ plain flour Â Â Â Â orÂ Â Â Â 6 x 4oz plain flour = 24 oz plain flour

6 X 300ml milk = 1800 ml or 1.8 l Â Â Â Â Â or Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 6 X Â½ pint = 3 pints milk

6 X 8 pancakes = 48 pancakes

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How much of each ingredient do I need?Â Â

Problem 1 Pancake recipe ingredient list

(makes 48 pancakes)

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600g (24 oz) Plain flour

6 eggs

1800 ml/ 1.8 litres Â (3 pints) milk

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How many pancakes will my new recipe serve if I use half a dozen eggs?

If I use half a dozen eggs then I will serve 48 pancakes

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Problem 2:

This time I want to make 40 pancakes.Â

List the quantity of each ingredient.

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PROBLEM 2 METHOD

I need to multiply each ingredient by 5

5 x 8 pancakes = 40 pancakes

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5 x 100g Â = 500g or Â½ kgÂ Â Â orÂ Â Â Â 5 x 4oz = 20 oz Plain flour

5 x 1 egg = 5 eggs

5 x 300 ml = 1500ml or 1 Â½ litres milkÂ Â Â orÂ Â Â Â Â (5 x Â½ pint = 2 Â½ pints) milk

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Problem 2 Pancake recipe ingredient list

(makes 40 pancakes)

500g/ Â½ kgÂ (20z) Plain flour

5 eggs

1500ml/ 1 Â½ litres (2 Â½ pints) milk

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Did you get the correct answers?Â I hope so!Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â

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Please note Iâ€™ve rounded the milk to the nearestÂ Â½ pint. Â

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