NECCO went bankrupt in 2018 and Sweetheart candies weren't the same after that. They are back now and made better (?) in Ohio instead of Boston.
How many dollars worth of sweetheart candies used to be sold each Valentine's season? Student learn about the pain of this new manufacturer. They practice problem solving, critical thinking, number sense reasoning, and lots of ratio work. Maybe serve a candy treat to your class for this one. Enjoy!
The activity: SweetheartCandies2023.pdf
CCSS: 6.RP, 7.RP, N-Q
For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.