Introduction - Functional Mathematics

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L.Obj: to use time money and measures in a practical situation

L.Obj: to use time money and measures in a practical situation

What maths is going to go into your Christmas Dinner?

You have been given the job of providing Christmas dinner for 6 people.

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You will have to decide the following things……..

Which types of meat and veg to buy What time to start cooking them!

Who gets which veg and which meat To help you decide, you are about to get some information sheets about prices and your guests.

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Your oven is large enough to cook three types of meat.

You must provide a choice of 2 different meats, in addition to the turkey!

There are NO VEGETARIANS at your dinner table.

You can cook 4 different types of vegetables in addition to Yorkshire Puddings, Roast Potatoes and Sprouts.

Each of your Guests have two preferred foods, two foods they will not eat and want three more portions of veg.

Take these into account when you plan your meal, as you want to make as many people as possible happy!

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Choose the Meats and Vegetables you will offer to your guests, using the Guest list sheet.

Remember that you have a total of £75 including crackers!

Using the information on cooking times

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You will complete the “When to Start” sheet

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Make your decisions using this sheet to help you plan the portion sizes and types you need.

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Now let’s get cooking!

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