I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love Chipotle and their guacamole. While grabbing lunch a few months ago, I was able to watch an employee make a batch since they have an open kitchen. While observing, I tried to

## Real Life Math – Billiards (Pool) Edition

Last night I enjoyed a few games of pool with friends. I must admit that every time I play I am reminded of the movie, Donald in Mathmagic Land. This movie is a classic I remember from my own school experiences.

## Real Life Math – Sweetgrass Baskets Edition

If you have been to Charleston, SC, you may be familiar with the art of making sweetgrass baskets. These baskets are handcrafted by locals in the Gullah tradition. As I drive between tutoring appointments, I pass dozens of stands selling

## Real Life Math – Strawberry Picking Edition

There is nothing like the Merry, Berry, Month of May! I went strawberry picking at Boone Hall Plantation yesterday and the air was oh so sweet with the aroma of ripe strawberries! Follow along as I describe the real life math problems

## Real Life Math – Discount Drinks Edition

These are the questions I am exploring with this month’s real life math problem. Are refillable mugs worth the cost? Will they save you money? As I was filling up my gas tank at a local station,

## Math is Real Life – Grocery Shopping Edition

The grocery store is full of useful mathematics! Today’s post is about calculating unit rates to find the best bargain (Real Life Math!). What is a unit rate and why is it helpful? A unit rate provides you the cost