Would You Rather? Get on Your Bike

Would you rather ride a bike …

Up a steep mountain for 2 and 3-tenths miles and then back down for 2 and 2-fifths miles? Or to the beach for 3 and 2-thirds miles and then 1 and 1-half miles home along rolling hills?

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

I would rather ride a bike … because …


Can you think of a reason why the other choice might make sense?


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