Illuminations: What Is the Best Chip?

In this investigation, students use data analysis to seek answers to the types of questions often posed by consumer agencies and people who work in sales and marketing.

This lesson was adapted from the article “Consumer Investigations: What is the “Best” Chip?” by Dixie Methany, which originally appeared in the March 2001 issue of Teaching Children Mathematics.


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Math Topics
Data, Graphing & Statistics
K-6, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

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