Predict: I predict that this will be about quantities and money.
Read: Which deal costs less?
A] $32 for 4 L
B] $8.50 for 1 L
Clarify: I have nothing to clarify.
Strategies/Mathematicians Toolbox: ‘Have I seen a similar problem’
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What’s the BIG question? Which deal costs less?
Working out: Well I knew that 8 is a quarter of 32 and it is offering a quarter less amount of L for B but it is $8.50 and that is not a quarter of 32 so if you want 4 L for $8.50 each it will come to a price of $34.00 and the other one is $32.00 for 8 L.
Summary: I believe that A is the correct answer. We had a similar problem last week so I used the way I worked out that to work out this problem.