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# Price vs. Absorbency

Math- 7th Grade Project- by Kari Savoie and Ben Show
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Education
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#### Transcripts - Price vs. Absorbency

• 1. PRICE VS.ABSORBENCYOF PAPERTOWELS By Kari Savoie and Ben Show
• 2. MATERIALSEyedropperWateriPadPyrex6 Paper Towel Brands
• 3. PAPER TOWELBRANDS Bounty Brawny Viva Scott Basic Thirsty
• 4. PROCEDURE1. We folded the paper towel into a square.2. We filled an eyedropper with tablespoon full of water.3. We dropped the water on the corner of the paper towel square.4. Record5. Repeat
• 5. BOUNTY RESULTS \$2.99 for 1 roll 52 sheets per roll 6 cents per sheet Made a circle with the diameter of 11
• 6. \$1.99 for 1 roll 88 sheets per roll 3 cents per roll Made a circle of 9.5 centimetersBRAWNY RESULTS
• 7. VIVA RESULTS \$1.63 for 1 roll 88 sheets per roll 2 cents per sheet Made a circle with the diameter of 7 centimeters
• 8. SCOTT RESULTS\$1.99 for 1 roll102 sheets perroll1 cent per sheetMade a circle of11.5 centimeters
• 9. \$1.49 for 1 roll 48 sheets per roll 4 cents per sheet Made a circle of 13.5 centimetersBASICRESULTS
• 10. \$1.59 for 1 roll 75 sheets per roll 2 cents per sheet Made a circle of 11.5 centimetersTHIRSTY RESULTS
• 11. The relationship is linear because both the diameter and the unit vary constantly, except for Scott.Bounty Brawny Viva Scott Basic Thirsty RESULTS
• 12. The relationship of the two lines are not linear because the unit prices are very similar for all brands.Bounty Brawny Viva Scott Basic Thirsty RESULTS PART 2
• 13. Scott is the best value brandbecause it has thelowest unit price of one cent.Also, it is tied for the secondhighest diameter and area of absorbency. Advice for Shoppers!