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To research original prices for items at a supermarket and make an estimate of the prices and then total both prices and compare them.
1. On a piece of loose leaf paper, make a chart with 3 columns:
- 1st column title ITEM
- 2nd column title ORIGINAL PRICE
- 3rd column title, ESTIMATED PRICE
- Bottom line title, TOTAL
2. Look at the weekly ads online at FoodLand, Times, and Safeway or from newspaper inserts to find the following Shopping List Items.
Shopping List Items:
3 produce items (fruit and vegetable)
3 meat items (beef, chicken, fish, etc.)
3 drinkable items (water, juice, etc.)
3 frozen items
3 dry food items (cereal, cookies, crackers, etc.)
3 non-food items (paper towels, detergent, etc.)
3. List each item, original price and estimated price in the chart that you created (you will have a total of 18 items).
- Each original price must be in decimal form.
- Each estimated price must be in whole number form.
- Do not include prices that end in $0.99.
ITEM ORIGINAL PRICE ESTIMATED PRICE
Milk $4.59 $5.00
4. Add the ORIGINAL PRICE and ESTIMATED PRICE columns and write it at the bottom of the column.
5. Send an email to me showing the original price, estimated price and difference (subtract the original price from the estimated price). DUE BY 3 PM TODAY.
Original Price $128.90
Estimated Price $135.00
Original and estimated price of the Grocery List items - 1/2 pt. each
Both original and estimated totals - 1 pt. each
Total: 20 points
Estimation Shopping Spree -- DUE Monday 11/20