Would You Rather? Relay Races

In a relay race, each member of the team runs an equal distance.
Would you rather run …

A 5-mile relay race on a 3-person team, where all participants get a $10 gift certificate to the bookstore? Or a 12-mile relay race on a 8-person team, with a $100 prize for the winning team?

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

I would rather run … because …


Would your answer change if there were more people running the 12-mile relay?


Ask a friend or family member to choose between the two races. Did they make the same choice that you did? Why did they make their choice?