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Cake Designer

In this 4-minute video cake designer Amanda Schaffer discusses how she uses mathematics throughout her work, from planning through decorating. This career requires knowledge of measurement, proportion, geometry, and arithmetic.
Contributed by: PBS Learning Media, Publisher
Math TopicGeometry, Measurement, Number Sense, Decimals, Basic Operations, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Other Math Topic
Grade Level3, 4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeVideo

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education TopicCareers
    • Interdisciplinary ConnectionArt
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorPBS Learning Media, Publisher
    • Publication Date2009
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2012 PBS & WGBH Educational Foundation
    • AccessFree access, Free access with registration
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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  • User Comments
    • 5
      Math in the Real World
      By bethb on 09/04/2014 - 20:38
    • I love these videos that show how people use math in their careers. This is great for students to make connections to the procedures.