Value for Money: Boxes of Teabags

Calculate the best value for money, as a KS3 maths lesson starter Students are challenged to apply their mathematical knowledge to solve a real-life problem based in a shopping centre. This is a lesson starter designed for use in a KS3 maths lesson.

The problem: Presenter Isaac Anoom asks the students to work out which is better value for money: a box of 80 teabags costing £1.50, or a box of 240 teabags, costing £3.80.

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