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Chocolate Chip Cookie Problem

by Gaelen

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Problem

Act One

  • Gaelen

    Gaelen

    August 27, 2014

    How many chocolate chips did it take to make this batch of cookies?

Act Two

  • ImageChips
  • 1.

    How many do you think?

  • 2.

    What guess would be too high? Too low?

  • 3.

    What information will you need?

  • Image1 Cookie
  • ImageThe whole batch

Act Three

Sequel

  • 4.

    How could I have gotten a more precise calculation of how many chips in each cookie?

  • 5.

    If each cookie had exactly the same amount of chips, how many chips would each one have?

  • 6.

    If I made the cookies half the size, how many chips would you expect to find in each cookie? How many total cookies would I have made?

  • 7.

    If I made the cookies twice the size, how many chips would you expect to find in each one? How many cookies would I have made altogether?

  • 8.

    If I have a party and invite 20 people and I expect each person to eat 2 cookies, how many batches would I need? How many people can get3rds

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