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Boxed Mac & Cheese Sales in the US

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

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