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Math by the Month
math by the month: Flipping for pancakes


December 2013, Volume 20, Issue 5, Page 292


Students will flip as they use their math skills to solve delectable problems about one of the most versatile foods on the planet. For more flapjack math, check out the “7,000 Pancakes” investigation in the May 2008 issue of TCM. Further whet students’ appetites with pancake trivia from

math by the month is a regular department of the journal featuring collections of short activities focused on a monthly theme. These articles aim for an inquiry or problem-solving orientation that includes at least four activities each for grade bands K–2, 3–4, and 5–6. 

Grades 3-5
Problem Solving / Problem Posing