Only 10 cents for all-you-can-eat ice cream?

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

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

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

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

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

You can also use this inflation calculator as a part of this activity.

from Yummy Math https://www.yummymath.com/2017/only-10-cents-for-all-you-can-eat-ice-cream/

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