DINING ON DECIMALS

A Local Restaurant

1998 STUDENT ACTIVITIES

WE USED A MENU FROM A LOCAL RESTAURANT TO GENERATE THESE PROBLEMS. YOU CAN DO THE SAME.

Menu Page 1
pizza
stromboli
steaks
hoagies
grinders
Menu Page 2
burgers
sandwiches
double deckers
pasta dinners
seafood dinners
Menu Page 3
salads
cold platters
gyros
side orders
desserts
soup
Menu Page 4
dinner specials
Menu Page 5
breakfast

REMINDERS: TAX IS 7% AND TIPS SHOULD BE 15%.

1. TWO PEOPLE HAVE $10 TO SPEND FOR LUNCH. GIVE TWO POSSIBLE COMBINATIONS THEY COULD ORDER. DON'T FORGET TAX AND TIP.

2. TYRONE HAS $7. DOES HE HAVE ENOUGH MONEY FOR A CHEESESTEAK, FRIES, AND A LARGE COKE? HOW MUCH IS HIS BILL? DON'T FORGET TAX AND TIP.

3. WHAT IS THE SMALLEST AMOUNT OF MONEY 2 PEOPLE COULD SPEND FOR BUFFALO WINGS, FRIES, AND A SMALL SODA? IT IS TAKE-OUT.

4. IF YOU LEAVE A 20% TIP, HOW MUCH TIP WOULD YOU LEAVE IF YOUR FAMILY HAD: RAVIOLI AND MEATBALLS, FRIED SHRIMP, CHICKEN PARM. EVERYONE HAD A 16 OUNCE SODA.

5. WHICH IS CHEAPER-A SMALL PEPPERONI PIZZA AND A LARGE GROUND BEEF PIZZA OR A SMALL WHITE PIZZA WITH EXTRA TOPPINGS AND A LARGE VEGETABLE PIZZA? HOW MUCH CHEAPER?

6. HOW MUCH WOULD A MUSHROOM CHEESESTEAK WITH EXTRA MEAT, EXTRA CHEESE, AND PEPPERS COST? ADD A TURKEY SPECIAL WITH LETTUCE AND TOMATOES.

7. WHAT IS THE CHANGE FROM A $10 BILL IF YOU HAD A LARGE ANTIPASTO SALAD AND ICED COFFEE? DON'T FORGET TAX AND TIP.

8. HOW MUCH WILL 4 FISH AND CHIP PLATTERS, 2 RICE PUDDINGS, 2 ICE CREAMS, 3 HOT CHOCOLATES, AND 1 MILKSHAKE COST? HOW MUCH TIP SHOULD WE LEAVE? HOW MUCH TAX? WHAT IS THE TOTAL BILL?