Your friend pops in as you are making the hot chocolate, so you make 2 cups………… What do we need now? 4 spoons of hot chocolate powder 1 spoon of sugar 50 mls of milk 50 mls of hot water. 1 big cup and a sprinkle of cocoa powder + 4 spoons of hot chocolate powder 1 spoon of sugar 50 mls of milk 50 mls of hot water. 1 big cup and a sprinkle of cocoa powder
Guess what? The door bell rings – 5 people now want hot chocolate. How can we work this one out ? What do we need to make 5 cups? 5 . 4 spoons of hot chocolate powder 5 . 1 spoon of sugar 5 . 50mls of milk 5 . 50mls of hot water 5 . 1 cup and 5 sprinkles of cocoa powder.
So 5 . 4 spoons = 5 . 1 spoon = 5 . 50 mls = 5 . 50mls = 5 . sprinkle = 20 spoons of chocolate powder 5 spoons of sugar 250 mls of milk 250 mls of hot water 5 sprinkles of cocoa powder Five lovely cups of hot chocolate for you and your friends. Can you work out how much you need for six cups? And now 10 cups? Source: www.primaryresources.co.uk (adapted version)