Submitting Organization: Mathalicious
Grade Levels: 6th Grade – 8th Grade
Subject Area: Math
Standards Alignment: Common Core State Standards – Math
Description of the Activity: Students watch a video about tipping and then discuss their opinions about the fairness of tipping as a percent. Should the teacher want to, they can follow up with a full lesson on the matter.
- When you tip as a percent, what determines the size of the tip?
- When waiting tables, what makes one table “harder” than another?
- What do you think tipping should be based on?
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