Los Angeles, California (airport) 5 dollars / ten minutes
Tokyo, Japan (airport) 100 yen / ten minutes
Bangkok, Thailand (airport) 15 Bhat for the first 10 minutes, 5 Bhat for
each additional 5 minute block
Kathmandu, Nepal (Internet cafe) Minimum charge 10 rupees, 1 rupee per
minute (up to 30 minutes), 30 minutes FREE after each 30 minutes
1) Look up the exchange rate for
each country and calculate the costs in U.S. Dollars.
2) Plot the costs in a table (x=
minutes, y= cost in U.S. dollars)
3) What is the cost in each country
for 5 minutes of use?
4) What is the cost in each country
for 55 minutes of use?
Want to do another one? It should be easy if you have already figured the
The price of a coke in each country-
Japan- 100 Yen
Bangkok- 150 Bhat
Kathmandu- 70 Rupees
1) What is the price of a Coke in each country?
2) How many cokes could you buy in Japan with 10 dollars?
3) How many cokes could you buy in Kathmandu with 1000 yen?
When traveling across many countries these are all calculations that you
learn to perform in your head. Good luck!
After a four-hour meeting with the ministry of tourism, we have been
officially cleared to attempt the climb of Mount Everest and will be departing
Kathmandu tomorrow morning. Our flight leaves at 6am.
Special thanks to all of you who have been so supportive over these last
years, months, weeks and days. You are the ones that have made this possible,
not only through your financial support, but especially through your
motivational words and prayers.