Caribbean Feast Math in Menlo Park

One of the most popular restaurants in Menlo Park is called Back A Yard. It is a Caribbean American grill restaurant, and its goal is to make the meals the same way they are prepared in the Caribbean. Caribbean food is typically made of fresh fruits, vegetables, and seafood. Back A Yard in Menlo Park primarily focuses on recreating Jamaican food. They have a huge menu so everyone will be able to find something they like. Be sure to take your child for a treat and reward them by going to Back A Yard after their session at Palo Alto – Menlo Park Mathnasium. Not only will you and your child enjoy a delicious meal, but going out to dinner is a great way to quiz your child on his or her math skills. Here are some problems you can ask your child as you wait for your meal:


Menlo Park food math

Jamaican Callaloo Fritters. Image by ChildofMidnight via Wikimedia

  1. You order the Jerk Chicken ($9.75) and your child orders the Barbecue Chicken ($9.75). Both of you also order a soda ($1.85 each) and corn bread to share ($2.00). For dessert, you share pecan pie ($3.75). How much do all of the meals cost together? How much is the tip? How much is the tax? How much does everything cost including tip and tax? If you pay with a 100 dollar bill, how much change will you receive?
  2. Back A Yard Grill in Menlo park is approximately 5.2 miles away from Mathnasium of Palo Alto-Menlo Park. If you drive there after your session at an average speed of 45 miles per hour, how long will it take to get there?
  3. If your car drives at a rate of 9 miles per gallon, how many gallons will your car have used on your drive to the restaurant from Mathnasium.

Both you and your child will enjoy a delicious meal as well as practice math skills if you decide to go to Back A Yard Grill!

If you liked these math problems and want to learn more about math tutoring in Menlo Park, visit Palo Alto – Menlo Park Mathnasium’s website.

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