Would You Rather? Toy Tester

You’ve been hired as a toy-tester for a year! Would you rather be paid …

$50 per month for the whole year? Or 25 cents for the first month, 50 cents for the second month, $1 for the third month, doubling every month for the year?

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

I would rather earn … because …

Make a graph that uses ordered pairs to show your results.

Create your own problem like this one. Share it with someone and ask them to explain their choice.