Granola Bar BoxesMath brain teasers require computations to solve.
Mr. Smith needs snacks for all the students going on a field trip. He bought 9 boxes of granola bars containing a total of 88 bars. He wanted variety, so he purchased 3 different flavors, which happened to come from 3 different companies. The almond chunky granola bars were packaged 8 to a box, the chewy chocolate chip bars came 10 to a box, and the super special raisin nut package contained 12 per box. He bought the most boxes of almond chunky, but had the most raisin nut bars.
How many boxes of each flavor did he buy?
HintMake a chart, and guess and check.
AnswerMr. Smith bought 4 boxes of almond chunky, 2 boxes of chewy chocolate chip, and 3 boxes of super special raisin nut granola bars.
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