## Math Problem of the Week - Week 13

Congratulations! You are the proud owner of a brand new restaurant called Chez Moi. Running a restaurant requires organization, creativity, and math skills.

Each Monday, a new math problem will be posted here. Do some brilliant thinking and submit your answer(s).

If you get the problem right, your first name and city will be posted to the "Menu of Excellence" (look for your name at the bottom of that week's problem).

We will also track your points from week to week. Problem-solvers with the highest totals will be included (and much admired) in the Problem Solving Hall of Fame. Are you ready? Good luck!

Each Monday, a new math problem will be posted here. Do some brilliant thinking and submit your answer(s).

If you get the problem right, your first name and city will be posted to the "Menu of Excellence" (look for your name at the bottom of that week's problem).

We will also track your points from week to week. Problem-solvers with the highest totals will be included (and much admired) in the Problem Solving Hall of Fame. Are you ready? Good luck!

## Math Problem of the Week 13
Joseph’s baseball team wins their championship, and they rent Chez Moi for an evening to celebrate with just their teammates and family members.
You offer a special menu that night for the team: Powerhouse Pepperoni Pizza $14.75 Home Run Hot Dog $3.50 Champion BBQ Chicken $9.75 Sportsmanship Salad $6.75 All-Star Apple Pie $3.75 Pitcher of Soda $3.25 That evening, Joseph’s baseball team and their family members order 12 pizzas, 24 hot dogs, 8 BBQ chicken dinners, 13 salads, 19 servings of apple pie, and 15 pitchers of soda. They also paid $100.00 per hour to rent the café from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. What is the total amount that Joseph’s baseball team paid to Chez Moi that evening? |

Common Core Standards for this Problem: 4.MD.2

Congratulations to the following students, who solved this problem correctly:

Vivian, Wichita, KS
Allison, Wichita, KS Lexie, Wichita, KS Jacob, Wichita, KS Ian, Wichita, KS Update: Vivian from Wichita, you are heartbreakingly close, but not quite there yet |
Joseph, 3rd grade, St. Louis
Ethan, 3rd grade, St. Louis Jasmine, 3rd grade, St. Louis Alex, 3rd grade, St. Louis |