10 cents for all you can eat ice cream! Crazy!

All the ice cream that you can eat for only 10 cents!  Wow, that’s a great deal!  Or is it?Cone

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The history of the Dairy Queen franchise began with this ad in Illinois in 1938.  I know that 10 cents was worth more in the past but was it worth enough even then? How much would that all-you-can-eat ice cream special cost today?  We know that the business didn’t fail but did they break even on this sale?

The activity: 10cents-forAllYouCanEat.pdf

For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions and extra facts.

10cents-forAllYouCanEat.docx     VariousIceCreamPrices+inflation-rates.xlsx     10cents-AllYouCanEat-solutions.pdf

http://cpiinflationcalculator.com/calculator_script/embedded.php?id=85%20scrolling=Provided by CPIInflationCalculator.com

CCSS: 6.RP.A, 7.RP.A3, HSF.IF.C, HSF.LE.A

from Yummy Math http://www.yummymath.com/2016/10-cents-for-all-you-can-eat-ice-cream-crazy/

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