# The Miles Per Gallon Illusion: Who saves more money?

$4.99

**This is an original performance task type activity. The MPG Illusion comes from a 2008 article in Science Magazine. **

**In the activity, students compute who would save more money by upgrading to a new fuel efficient vehicle assuming all drive the same amount of miles per year. The results will surprise you.**

**Your download includes two versions. Pages 1-2 are appropriate for most classes, but pages 3-4 are for honors/advanced classes.**

**Skills addressed include ratios, percentage change, graphing and rational functions.**

**Subjects: Algebra, PreCalculus, Algebra 2**

** Grade Levels: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Home School**

** Level: Medium to Difficult**

** Total Pages: 4**

** Answer Key: N/A**

** Teaching Duration: 45 Minutes**

*****

This is Nerdy Practice activity is a digital download. You will get a link to download the file in your receipt via email as soon as you complete your purchase!

*****