Boxed Mac & Cheese Sales in the US
graph by Jeanette Ferrara/DynaMath; slow reveal by Jenna Laib
(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: bar graph
Visualization Source: Ferrara, Jeanette. “Mac ‘n’ Cheese, Please: Check out the stats behind this favorite cheesy pasta dish.” DynaMath: May/June 2020.
Data Source: Statista, “Brands of complete packaged dinner mixes consumed in the U.S. 2020,” based on the U.S. Census data and Simmons National Consumer Survey (NHCS).
Potential Math Content: bar graph, large numbers, estimating value, determining value, comparing values
Potential Content Connections: food, economy, money