Teaching Cleveland

Lesson 16

HANDOUT #3.

"The Winton" - A Lesson in Math

NAME: ________________________________________________

Read through the Winton Motor Carriage Co. advertisement, and then answer the following questions. Be certain to refer to the advertisement for information.

  1. What was the cost of a Winton Motor Carriage?

  2. If the average price of a car today is $15,000, how much has the cost increased from the price of a Winton in 1896?

  3. How much did it cost to run a Winton Motor Carriage?

  4. You drive your Winton Motor Carriage to work each day. It is ten miles from your home to your office. How much would it cost you to drive round trip?

  5. The Winton Motor Carriage traveled at speeds of 3 miles per hour, up to a top speed of 20 miles per hour. How long would it take to travel 15 miles at the lowest speed? How long would it take to travel 15 miles at the highest speed?

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