Mrs. Reindel Is the Top Taco Chef

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You’re going to compete on Top Taco Chef! You’re excited to make gourmet strawberry shortcake tacos topped with mushrooms. You use lots of special spices, and then sing like a wild giraffe while cooking for good luck. You’re sure your tacos are going to win – but watch out, because there’s competition!

Wee Ones:

If your tacos have 1 layer of strawberry shortcake, 1 layer of mushrooms, and 1 layer of salsa, how many layers is that?

Little Kids:

If you can top your tacos with strawberry shortcake, beans and mushrooms, and can choose any 2, how many different pairs can you choose?  

Bonus:

 If you decide to double the number of toppings, how many toppings do you have now?

Big Kids:

If Mrs. Rubenstein Ferreira works really hard on their taco recipe and makes 14 different batches with 3 tacos in each batch, and you eat 1/2 those tacos, how many tacos do you eat?

Bonus:

Imagine if you made 5,000 pounds of tacos, including 860 pounds of strawberry shortcake and 860 pounds of mushrooms. How much did the rest of the ingredients weigh?

Answers:
Wee Ones:

3 layers. 

Little Kids:

3 different pairs (strawberry shortcake and beans, strawberry shortcake and mushrooms, beans and mushrooms).  

Bonus:

6 toppings. 

Big Kids:

21 tacos out of the total 42 tacos.  

Bonus:

3,280 pounds.

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