That's a Lot of Latkes

In a nutshell, a latke is a potato pancacke.

   "A 23-year-old mechanical engineering student has downed 46 
    of the potato pancakes in eight minutes to win a contest at 
    a Long Island deli."

The 46 latkes weighed approximately seven pounds.

The second place finisher ate 29 latkes.

Exercises
  1. 46 latkes in 8 minutes is a consumption rate of __________ latkes per minute. [round to nearest hundredth]

  2. No or Yes: 46 is a multiple of 23.

  3. No or Yes: 23 is a factor of 46.

  4. 46 is _______% greater than 29. [round to nearest tenth]

  5. One latke weighs approximately _______% of one pound. [round to nearest tenth]


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 22 December 2008

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