A Cause For Celebration

So much fun for so little price!

Food!!!

Burger Bonanza: The equation is $10p + $20 because it cost $10 per person with a $20 catering fee!

Get Stacked!!!: The equation is $9p + $30 because it cost $9 per person with a $30 delivery fee!

Pizza Palace: The equation is $8p + $50 because it cost $8 per person with a $50 set up fee!

The best food company to save the most money!

If your having a party with 10 or less people, the best company to go with is Burger Bonanza. If your having a party with 10-20 people the best company to go with is Get Stacked!!! If your having a party with 20+ people the best company to go with is Pizza Palace.
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Questions

  1. Describe the steps you used to solve each row of the table. The left side is how many people is attending and with the right side of the total price! To the determined the price I used my equation on each table.

  2. Will there ever be a number of students where both companies will cost the same? Describe the steps you would use and then solve for the number of students for which both companies will cost the same amount. Yes, as you can see my charts above there ARE some companies that have the same price as another company. For 10 people it cost $120 for Burger Bonanza and Get Stacked!!! And for 15 people it cost $170 for Burger Bonanza and Pizza Palace. And lastly, for 20 people it cost $210 for Get Stacked and Pizza palace.

  3. How do the steps you followed in Question 2 compare to the Order of Operations? Well, I don't know I just did my equation.

  4. If you only have a budget of $1000 for food, how many people, maximum, would you be able to have at the 7th Grade Blowout? Can you have a decimal or fraction as part of your answer? Why or why not? With a budget of $1000 you can have up to 118 people (Pizza Palace), but you can not have decimals/fractions because you cant have part of a person!

Music!!!

Spin City: The equation is $125h because it cost $125 per hour, but you have to have a minimum of a 2 hour session.

Classic Spin: The equation is $85h + $75 because it cost $85 per hour with a $75 set up fee.

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The Best Company To Save The Most Money!!!

Its pretty obvious that Classic Spin is the company that we need to go to. It saves more money than Spin City.

Questions

  1. Describe the steps you used to solve each row of the table. I used the equation I made to determined the price for THIS many hours!

  2. Will there ever be a number of hours where both companies will cost the same? Describe the steps you would use and then solve for the number of hours for which both companies will cost the same amount. No, Spin City will be too far ahead in price compared to Classic Spin.

  3. How do the steps you followed in Question 2 compare to the Order of Operations? I don't know, I just did my equation....

  4. If you only have a budget of $1000 for a DJ or music company, how many hours, maximum, would you be able to afford? Can you have a decimal or fraction as part of your answer? Why or why not? With Classic Spin you can have up to 10 hours and some few minutes! Yes, because you can have MINUTES left over!