Numbers You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

What is it about food and our desire to quantify it? What’s so compelling about turning a sustenance-providing, sense-stimulating meal or beverage into a set of facts and figures?

Whatever it is, here are a couple of new bones for statistics dogs to gnaw upon: the Sandwich Price Calculator, which lets you input the various parts of your sandwich and generate a plausible price for it, and a Fast Food Calories Per Dollar Infographic, which reveals that a large fries at McDonald’s or a Fiesta Chicken Salad at Taco Bell are two of the most cost-effective ways to max out your weight gain. The lack of KFC options seems to be a critical oversight, however.

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