Wednesday, October 26, 2016


One of my favorite foods is a burrito.  One of my favorite places to get a burrito is Chipotle.  Their food is delicious and environmentally friendly.

For Halloween 2016, Chipotle is again running a promotion and charity drive.  This time the promotion has a twist.  Chipotle is offering $3 burritos to customer who come dressed in their Halloween costumes with an “unnecessary” costume addition, after 3 p.m. on October 31st.  Chipotle will donate up to one million dollars to the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation.

Teachers, give your students time to ponder and discuss these questions:

  • How realistic is it for Chipolte to sell one million dollars worth of $3 burritos in one night? 
  • What more information would you like to have to decide if this is even possible? 

Student activity handout: Boorito_2015.pdf

For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions.

Boorito_2015.docx            Boorito2015-solution.pdf

CCSS: 5.NBT.7, 6.NS.3, 7.EE.3 MP.1, MP.2, MP.3 MP.4


Image from Chipotle

Want more Halloween math? Check out Deals on CandyHow long will it take to trick or treat?Scary Costumes or Vampire Bats.

from Yummy Math

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