Mathematics Detective: Fairness in Price Comparisons: Grocery Shopper Beware
May 2005, Volume 10, Issue 9, Page 450
An activity about misleading unit pricing focused on teaching price comparison. Mathematics Detective articles are open-ended real-world problems that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Mathematics Detective is a regular feature of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics. Activity sheets are included. Teacher Notes and Solutions are also included.
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