Would You Rather? Popcorn!

You’re at the movie theater with your family.
Would you rather get …

2 medium popcorns for $3 each? Or 1 large popcorn for $6? The medium popcorn bags are 5 inches long by 3 inches wide by 10 inches tall. The large popcorn bag is 7 inches long by 4 inches wide by 12 inches tall.

Use pictures, models, words, numbers or symbols to justify your choice.

I would rather get … because …


Think of one thing you could change about one or both pictures so that your decision would be different. Explain why.


The movie theater wants to add extra large popcorn to their menu. They are going to charge $12 for it. What do you think the dimensions of the bag should be? Explain why you chose those dimensions.