Which Sweet Heart Candy Is the Best Deal?

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Get the most Valentine's candy for your money with a fun math activity! After examining three deals for buying candy hearts in bulk, young mathematicians decide which deal is the best and use bar graphs to demonstrate their claim. They then consider an additional deal that would be better than the three previous offers.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign for homework on Valentine's Day
  • Have small groups work out the problems as part of a warm-up activity
  • Bring in candy hearts for learners to enjoy after finishing the assignment
Classroom Considerations

  • Pictures on the first page are in color and may not be understandable if printed in black and white; consider projecting the page or the images onto the board 
  • Provides three problems to solve, with varying difficulty
  • Answer key and editable worksheet are only available with paid membership
Pros

  • Ideal for a math class on Valentine's Day
  • Applicable for a range of grades and skill levels
Cons

  • None
Common Core