## Math Problem of the Week - Week 8

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 8
You decide to set up an experiment to increase business at Chez Moi. On Tuesday nights, children under 12 eat dinner for free.
What was the increase in the average number of families dining at Chez Moi on Tuesdays for dinner after three weeks of the Kids Eat Free offer?
Hint: Calculate the mean average to help you find the answer |

Common Core Standards for this Problem:4.NBT.4, 4.NBT.6

Congratulations to the following students who successfully solved this problem:

Lexie, Wichita, KS October, 2012
Vivian, Wichita, KS October, 2012 Allison, Wichita, KS October, 2012 Liliana, Wichita, KS October, 2012 Ian, Wichita, KS October, 2012 Jacob, Wichita, KS October, 2012 Ethan, 3rd grade, St. Louis April, 2012 Joseph, 3rd grade, St. Louis April, 2012 Alex, 3rd grade, St. Louis April, 2012 |