Before you read below, there are a few background things you should know.
A popular eating place in our country is POLLO CAMPERO. And a popular way to enjoy their chicken is by "carry out boxes". But have you been watching the way prices have been going up, Up, UP in recent years? Here is a chart that shows some interesting information.
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There are two basic math questions that normally are asked in a situation like this.
But if you will study the numbers carefully, you will find some other interesting patterns. Or you will possibly dream up some questions of your own creation.
Since the original document was composed for use in my classroom, I have not taken the time to investigate any price changes in this franchise, that is, until now. Look at these prices now nearly four years later! The December 1995 prices are repeated to make comparing easier.
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