Holiday shipping

Now that the shopping season has begun, it's time to get the packages to your homes.  Two big companies take care of a lot of that shipping.  How do they manage that?

The mechanisms for these two shipping giants are huge. Did you ever wonder how they pull it off?  To me they both seem to do a great job.  Is that consistently true.  What are the numbers like?

(Teachers might start this lesson by asking kids to predict what percent of holiday gifts are delivered on time and what percent are not?)

The activity: HolidayShipping2018.pdf

CCSS: MP4, 5.NBT.7, 6.RP.3, 7.EE.3

For members we have an editable docx document and solutions.

HolidayShipping2018.docx    HolidayShipping2018-solution.pdf


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