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Bottomless Mug - Act 1

by Andrew Stadel

Bottomless Mug - Act 1

Act One

  • Andrew Stadel

    Andrew Stadel

    December 19, 2012

    How much money could you actually save?

Act Two

  • Teacher note
    The Bruegger's display gives three scenarios:

    Buy coffee 3 days per week.

    Buy coffee 5 days per week.

    Buy Coffee 7 days per week.

    The prices are calculated based on the purchase of a medium sized coffee. Refer to the [PRICES] for a medium sized price.

    Encourage students to organize their data, calculations, and amounts.
  • ImageBottomless Mug-Act 2a [OPTIONS]
  • ImageBottomless Mug-Act 2b [PRICES]

Act Three


  • 1.

    How many days would it take to pay off the cup (break even)?

  • ImageBottomless Mug-Sequel [Break Even] Answer
  • 2.

    If you drank coffee every day starting January 1, on what date would you break even?

  • 3.

    What's the most amount of money you could save if you drank coffee every day of the year?

  • 4.

    When's the last day in 2013 you could buy the mug and save at least $1.89?

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