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# What is sundae math?

My son tells me he is going to be doing sundae math next week and it sounds like fun but I don't know what it is.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  VB (361) 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?

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  juice (41) Sundae Math is a reward system that teachers are using to reward students for completing their work. It is not really any specific kind of math more of a motivational tool.

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  LohnJaw (122) 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.

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  DesertRat (699) One scoop of vanilla, plus one scoop of chocolate, plus one scoop of strawberry, plus a banana, whipped cream, cherries and nuts, plus pineapple syrup equals one banana split.

 +1 vote! +4 you voted Answer by  Hrykko (23) 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?

 +1 vote! +3 you voted Answer by  jsteiny03 (346) I have never heard of Sundae math so I looked it up on some very creditable sources. IT must be a made up by the teacher math activity.