### Number Sense

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#### Inflation and the cost of gasoline

In 1980, one gallon of gasoline costs \$1.22.  Today's prices are a lot higher.  Is that because the price has gone up or because in 1980 you could buy a lot more than you can buy today for...

Probably most of us have heard of and even used hexadecimal color codes. Don't you wonder why their number descriptions really make sense? In this activity we first ask students to color in o...

#### Mallie's latest Big Burger

It's time to treat your students to ratios, proportions, fractions and BIG BURGERS! In this activity students explore the ratio of the various ingredients in the world's largest burger (pic...

#### Mental math tricks - part 2

36 x 25 = 900     480 x 25 =12,000    924 x 2.5 = 2,310 Can you see any tricks for doing these calculations in your head? An editable Word docx, solutions/hints, and a PowerPoi...

#### Refugees from Ukraine

We are hearing a lot about the war in Ukraine. Civilian Ukrainians are fleeing the war zone in order to remain safe and find food and housing.  How do these numbers compare with other tragic ev...

#### When will WORDLE run out of words?

Have you played it yet? If so, do you play it every day? Why do you suppose that this game is so popular? When will there be no new 5-letter words to try?

#### February 22, 2022

Why do you suppose we are posting this date as a topic for YummyMath? What do you think is so special about this date? Does this happen often?  When might a similar day occur?

#### Spider-Man continues

Spider-Man: No Way Home opened on December 17, 2021.   How much did it cost to make? How much will it gross? Is the Spider-Man phenomena a guarantee for success? How would yo...

#### Super Bowl Numerals

Super Bowl numbers are appearing again. As students start getting into the current Super Bowl hype, help them to understand the notation that the sports writers and advertisements a...

#### Bowl by the hour or the game?

What should you consider when choosing how to pay? Which do you expect will be the best deal? How do you know? For Adventurer members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel sheet, ...