19 Apr Happy Catering
Happy Catering Clue 1
All catering packages feed 12 people.
A green salad and 12 half wraps will cost $90.
How much does a green salad cost?
Happy Catering Clue 2
Salads are large enough to feed 12 people.
A green salad and 12 half burgers will set you back $90
A green salad cost the same as 4 half wraps.
How much does a burger cost?
Happy Catering Clue 3
Happy Catering provides combinations of food products to feed 12 people.
Two green salads and a fruit salad cost the same as the other catering packages.
How much does a fruit salad cost?
Happy Catering Clue 4
Happy Catering has 5 products: Wraps, Green Salad, Pasta Salad, Fruit Salad, and Burgers.
For $90 you can have a green salad, a pasta salad and a fruit salad.
How much does a wrap cost?
Happy Catering Clue 5
Happy Catering caters parties throughout the area.
What do each of these menu items cost?
Burger, Green Salad, Fruit Salad, Wrap
Happy Catering Teacher Notes:
- The teacher should make a copy of the activity, cut the 5 clues apart and place them in an envelope. This is to be done for each group.
- This activity is designed to be completed in groups of four. Each student receives one of the four clues and will read it to his/her group. The Group Goal clue states the goal of the activity and is not crucial if the teacher has given the goal.
- Students do not need to know how to solve a systems of equations. This can be accomplished by guess and check.