National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

672- Thinking Outside the Box: A Chocolatey Optimization Problem

Saturday, April 20, 2013: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
111/113 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Rita Sanchez
Greta Keltz

  • Presentation 672 Sanchez Thinking Outside the Box- A Chocolatey Optimization Problem.pdf (1.1 MB)

  • Imagine that you are a chocolatier who wants to sell cubed-shaped chocolates. To maximize your profit, you need to minimize the cost of packaging. Using your mathematical knowledge of measurement and data, geometry, and functions, you will design and construct the ideal candy box through this Common Core–aligned, hands-on performance task.

    Presentation Format: 6-8 Gallery Workshop
    Grade Band Audience: 3 to 5, 6 to 8

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