Sundae math is just word problems about sundaes that involve some calculations. An example would be: if chocolate and vanilla are 50 cents a scoop and strawberry is 25 cents a scoop. Nuts, whipped cream and cherries are 15 cents each. How much is a particular sundae?
It is a method of teaching statistical concepts with ice cream cones. The idea is to figure out in how many different ways you can put together a certain number of flavors (and toppings) on a cone. That way the concepts of statistics are presented in an accessible way which the children can identify with.
Sundae maths is maths for little kids. Here is a question for example: A 12 1/2 oz icecream sundae is 3/4 ice cream. How many ounces is made from ice cream? or a 14 2/5 ounce super chizza pizza is 5/12 cheese. How many ounces of cheese does it have?