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This shoe is huge!

Brian and his son were doing some shopping when he found this shoe.  Egad!  Could that be someone's real shoe? In this activity student use a shoe size chart, patterns or linear modelin...

Souvenirs and concessions

Brian has introduced systems of equations with easy, motivating problems that deal with the cost of stadium purchases for food and souvenirs. These systems of equations puzzles are so intuitive that...

Macy’s Star Rewards Points

Wow! Check out this deal at Macy's.  For \$25 I can join Macy's Star Rewards program. I get 10% back in rewards for every dollar I spend.  Its pretty cool that Macy's gives p...

Should I buy a gasoline, hybrid, or electric car

Should you buy a hybrid or an electric car to save money and the planet? Students create equations for finding the break-even points of these vehicles by mileage and years of ownership.  The...

When will they collide?

Show the video to your class. Give students time to complain and talk about seeing this commercial.  Then take guesses from students about the actual time it would take to collide. &...

What is my best gasoline option?

Jason Kibbe, 6-8 Gifted Support Teacher in Chambersburg, PA, sent us this timely investigation.   Should I pay the membership fee and get BJ's gasoline?  Should I just buy the ch...

Dunkin's Go2s

Last year, Dunkin Donuts offered a great deal for getting two breakfast sandwiches at a pretty low cost.   Check out their poster for the sandwich costs and pictures. Can you figure ou...

Really stuffed!

Wow, these cookies look really stuffed! How much more "stuffed" are they compared to Triple Double Oreos, Double Stuf Oreos or even Original Oreos. Does this look yummy to you or gr...

When will he use up his chocolate milk account?

Brian's son buys chocolate milk every few days to go with his lunch. His school creates an invoice that they send to parents every month that show the status of his milk account. Brian p...

Choosing the NBA All-Star team

The weekend of February 14 - 16 will be all about the NBA All-Stars. The two team captains are Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks) and LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers). These guys ...