American Pepsi

4. NBT.5 – Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.

Act 1

IMG_2618.JPGWhat do you notice?  What do you wonder?

Focus Questions –

  • How many boxes are there?  
  • How many cans of Cherry Pepsi (red boxes) are there?
  • How many cans of Diet Pepsi (white boxes) are there?
  • How many cans of Pepsi (blue boxes) are there?

Bonus Question — How much would it cost if you bought the entire flag?

Act 2


Each box contains 12 cans of cola.

Act 3

Pepsi (blue boxes) = 48 boxes

Cherry Pepsi (red boxes) = 90 boxes

Diet Pepsi (white boxes) = 71 boxes

Pepsi – 576 cans

Cherry Pepsi – 1080 cans

Diet Pepsi – 852 cans

Bonus question – 

If bought at $5.49 per box individually –total cost $1147.41

If bought at $2.99 in multiples of 4 — 208 boxes would cost $621.92

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