problem 22: which deal costs less per gram?
A) $5 for 500 g
B) $3 for 250 g.
predict: I predict that I will have to use multiplication in this sum.
clarify: I have no words, sentences or phrases to clarify.
find the big question: which costs less?
solve: this problem is fairly simple to solve.
first of all, I know that if you double 250 it equals 500.
but if you double $3 it doesn’t equal $5, it equals $6.
so, I’m thinking that A is the better deal, but to double check-
$5 for $500 g means $10 per 100 g.
but if it was $10 per grab for B, there would have to be 300 g, which is more that 250.
THE ANSWER IS A).
summary: the mathematicians toolbox strategy I used in this sum was use my prior knowledge.