Fried Egg Maths

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Scrambled Eggs

All of these “egg” words have become jumbled up – can you put them back together again in the right order ?

letomte

pucegg

yonnaiseam 

rifed 

oibled

ottas

neh

nehicck

fastbrake

carck

ozend

opached

crasmbled

hen-1.jpg1. Work out the surface area of the frying pan using the formula 2 ii r, if it had a diameter of 20 cm.

hen-1.jpg2. One omlette required 3 eggs – how many eggs were needed for 75 omlettes ?

hen-1.jpg3. If it took 4 minutes to cook one omlette, how long did it take to cook 50 ? Give your answer in minutes and hours.

hen-1.jpg4. If a hen laid 3 eggs every day, how many hens would be needed to make 60 omlettes per day ?

hen-1.jpg5. If it took 2.5 minutes to boil one egg, how long does it take to boil 15 ?

hen-1.jpg6. Twelve hens laid 5 eggs each per day … but 33 % got broken. After one week, the chef counted how many were left – how many is that ?

hen-1.jpg7. If the whisk span 25 times per minute, how many times did it spin in one hour ?

hen-1.jpg8. In the restaurant, the customers ate 120 omlettes (mushroom, cheese and tomato) in a ratio of 1 : 2 : 3. How many of each is that ?

hen-1.jpg9. Each omlette was 2.2 cm thick, how big was a pile of 15 omlettes ?

hen-1.jpg10. Eggs came in packs of six, so how many packs were needed for 50 hens, each of which laid 12 eggs ?

Ingredients Game hen-1.jpg

Can you guess what these other omlette ingredients are ?

p*t*to

to*at*

m*shr*om

ch**se

oi*

eg*s

pe*s

Game 1 Answers :

1. 2 x 3.14 x 10 = 2. 62.8 sq cm

2. 75 x 3 = 225

3. 50 x 4 = 200 mins = 3.3 r hours

4. 60 / 3 = 20

5. 2.5 x 15= 37.5 minutes

6. (12 x 5 = 60) – (60 / 3) = 20

7. 25 x 60 = 1500

8. One part – 120 / 6 = 20 therefore 20 : 40 : 60

9. 15 x 2.2 = 33 cm

10. 12 x 50 / 6 = 100

Game 2 Answers : potato; tomato; mushroom; cheese; oil; eggs; peas

Answers : omlette; egg cup ; mayonnaise ; fried ; boiled ; toast ; hen ; chicken ; breakfast ; crack ; dozen ; poached ; scrambled

© Jacqueline Richards 2007

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