## Math Problem of the Week - Week 7

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 7
Chez Moi makes tomato soup in a pot that holds 4.5 litres. Chez Moi serves soup to customers in bowls that hold ¼ of one litre of soup.
The cost to make one pot of tomato soup is $11.50. This includes what you, the owner of Chez Moi, must pay to buy the ingredients to make the soup, in addition to paying for parts of the electricity, tools, and people required to make the soup. One bowl of tomato soup at Chez Moi costs a customer $3.50. How much profit does Chez Moi earn on one pot of tomato soup? Assume all bowls were sold to customers.Hint: profit = money earned - cost |

Common Core Standards for this Problem: 4.NF.3, 4.MD.2