Carly was shopping at Target and captured this example of the confusing math for which the retailer is known around here. Here, you can get two small boxes or one large box of the same snack food item for the same price. That’s where it stops making sense.
“2 for $5 for 20 strips, or $4.99 for 25…hmm….” writes tipster Carly. Yes.
Of course, if you’re shopping with only $2.50 in your pocket and must have fruit right now, the better deal is obvious. The 10-pack the only deal that makes sense.
At least this is one case where buying in smaller quantities and buying in bulk are equal: usually, in cases of Fuzzy Math, the smaller package ends up being the better deal.