Would You Rather…

Watermelon (1)

 

Buy pre-cut watermelon (no rind) at $2.67 per pound

OR

Buy a whole watermelon at $0.26 per pound?

Whichever answer you choose, please justify your reasoning with mathematics.

For a look at the high cost of cut fruit, go here.

Did you know there’s a watermelon promotion board? Yep!

h/t @mrvaudrey & @approx_normal for bringing this up in conversation!

Would You Rather…

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Subscribe to Hulu Plus for $7.99 per month

 

OR

 

Subscribe to your local cable company for $19.99 per month?

 

For Hulu Plus rates

For Time Warner Cable rates

Whichever option you choose, please justify your reasoning with mathematics!  There are plenty of spin-offs available with sports packages, movie packages, and others that can be brought into the conversation.  If you do this with your students, please let me know so I can improve it (or just hear how the chat went!).

h/t @lohstorres1 for this post!